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Rule "superlative + 'of all other'"

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Description: superlative + 'of all other'
Message: Unless you have already specified someone or something as the most \3 and are comparing the remaining items, 'other' should not be used in combination with a superlative. Please check whether 'other' can be removed.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/grammar-comparatives-superlatives/#superlative-forms-of-adjectives
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He is the most important of all other players.
    Correction suggestion: all
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • He is more important than any other player.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: JJS_OF_ALL_OTHER [2]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-26 22:33:06 +0200)