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Rule "'it' + non-3rd person verb"

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Description: 'it' + non-3rd person verb
Message: After '\2', use the third-person verb form \4.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • It support transparency.
    Correction suggestion: supports
  • It only matter to me.
    Correction suggestion: matters
  • I think it's a good thing because it keep us on our toes.
    Correction suggestion: keeps
  • The lights suddenly went out and it become dark.
    Correction suggestion: becomes
  • I had to unpair it and re-pair it and it work
    Correction suggestion: works
  • I really hope it run.
    Correction suggestion: runs
  • if it please you otherwise, tell me that also.
    Correction suggestion: pleases
  • I think it go crazy.
    Correction suggestion: goes
  • I hope it work good.
    Correction suggestion: works
  • Tom thought it tell the truth.
    Correction suggestion: tells
  • They are hoping it win these competitions.
    Correction suggestion: wins
  • I assume it help
    Correction suggestion: helps
  • I assume it still exist.
    Correction suggestion: exists
  • For me it make sense for them to do that before the feature was incorporated in the making of V2.
    Correction suggestion: makes
  • obtains data from sources it believe to be reliable.
    Correction suggestion: believes
  • If the company picks and chooses which year it want to go, the FPPC regs make the "gift" of the trip from the company, not CFEE.
    Correction suggestion: wants
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Does it support transparency?
  • Doesn't it support transparency?
  • The American publisher let it go out of print.
  • How did it come about?
  • So, send me it please.
  • I'll say it clear, ...
  • How do it contact you to do this?
  • I took my umbrella lest it rain.
  • He immediately wrote it down.
  • Wi-Fi doesn’t interfere with Z wave, and it sometimes can with zigbee.
  • Is it right?
  • I heard it thunder in the distance.
  • How'd it go with Tom last night?
  • Do it well.
  • All my doubts about it have been driven away.
  • It fell without resistance to Union forces under Brig.
  • You may take this book as long as you keep it clean.
  • Embrace life whether it be a moment or, an eternity.
  • But he insisted that it be housed in a special museum.
  • Many other components beside it determine how much cooling you'll get.
  • How had it come to this?
  • They find it really cool.
  • He could do it even better.
  • The details of how to do it have been explained.
  • I can have it ready in thirty minutes.
  • Cut it short all over.
  • Don't cut it too short in the front.
  • You will understand it as time passes.
  • The lights suddenly went off and it become dark.
  • Instead of setting it piece by piece, you can...
  • I'm not paying to have it continue.
  • He had put it right at the beginning.
  • He removed it right then.
  • This question of Slavery was more important than any other; indeed, so much more important has it become that no other national question can even get a hearing just at present.
  • We roast our coffee after you place your order and ship it FREE to you the same day.
  • How's it feel now?
  • What's it look like to you?
  • Push it open.
  • They simulate a shell's trajectory by 'flying' it in short steps and applying data about the conditions affecting the trajectory at each step.
  • It up front states that we are not asking for a vote to change the governance at the June meeting.
  • They confirmed it so will you please do it?
  • They say it cant happen.
  • ... to the cheerfully optimistic, and it need not imply anything specific about the writer's...
  • Then please do it after school.
  • If we don't need it now let's not complicate things.
  • He's doing it slightly rough, then.
  • He's finding it very rough on the sea.
  • He keeps it in sync.
  • The buy it now button.
  • He mentioned it in paragraph one.
  • He noted it in test samples.
  • Let's achieve it before bed.
  • He asked it in general.
  • He asked it in general
  • Please order this product by February 15, and we will be able to deliver it before March 15.
  • And he has done it before spring break.
  • Submit it please
  • That’s exactly it Bob, a single latch lock.
  • Something that help it run fast.
  • The rose looks fair, but fairer we it deem for that sweet odor which does in it live.
  • What'll it be, what'll it be, you and me.
  • Backing it are some of the world's top oil companies and banks, including BP Amoco Plc.
  • And places it face down
  • And name it Dream Home
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ID: IT_VBZ [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-21 22:33:06 +0200)