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Rule "Wordiness: in a ... manner"

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Description: Wordiness: in a ... manner
Message: Consider replacing "\1 \2 \3 \4" with the adverb for "\3"; e.g., "in a hasty manner" with "hastily".
Category: Redundant Phrases (ID: REDUNDANCY)
Tags: [picky]
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He came in a hasty manner.
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • He came hastily.
  • This ethnic dish is arranged in a Japanese style.
  • I feel good in a special way.
  • Don't say it in a roundabout way.
  • You cannot solve this problem in an ordinary way.
  • You must perform all assignments in a timely manner.
  • He accessed the computer in a remote mode.
  • When the prey is located, the coyotes stiffen and pounce on the prey in a cat-like manner.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: IN_A_X_MANNER [5]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-15 22:33:06 +0200)