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Rule "Collocation: in/on the outside"

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Description: Collocation: in/on the outside
Message: The usual preposition for "outside" is "on", not "in".
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • There are white windows in the outside of the house.
    Correction suggestion: on the outside
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: IN_THE_OUTSIDE [23]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-22 22:33:07 +0200)