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Rule "Collocation: laugh of/at"

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Description: Collocation: laugh of/at
Message: The usual preposition for "laugh" is "at". Did you mean \1 at \3?
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I laughed of him.
    Correction suggestion: laughed at him
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: LAUGH_OF_AT [79]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-23 22:33:07 +0200)