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Rule "Collocation: in/on a island"

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Description: Collocation: in/on a island
Message: The usual preposition for "island" is "on", not "in".
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Our house is located in a small island surrounded by ices. There are no other houses around us.
    Correction suggestion: on a small island
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Antananarivo is the capital city of Madagascar, in the island’s Central Highlands.
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