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Rule "'less' before comparative or superlative"

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Description: 'less' before comparative or superlative
Message: Non-standard use of the comparative or superlative. Did you mean \1 \2?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • This is less harder.
    Correction suggestion: less hard
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: LESS_COMPARATIVE [1]
Version: 4.8-SNAPSHOT (2019-12-10 21:33)