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Rule "'I afraid of' (I'm afraid of)"

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Description: 'I afraid of' (I'm afraid of)
Message: The adjective '\1' is used with 'of'.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I'm afraid the rain.
    Correction suggestion: afraid of the rain
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I'm afraid of the dark.
  • From the look of the sky I'm afraid the rain won't let up for a while.
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Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-19 22:33:07 +0200)