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Rule "Collocation: live in/on planet"

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Description: Collocation: live in/on planet
Message: The usual preposition for "\4" is "on". Did you mean \1 on \3 \4?
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/in-on-at-grammar/#using-%E2%80%9Cin%E2%80%9D-%E2%80%9Con%E2%80%9D-and-%E2%80%9Cat%E2%80%9D-as-prepositions-of-place
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Not all creatures that live in the planet Earth use oxygen.
    Correction suggestion: live on the planet
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: LIVE_IN_ON_PLANET [85]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-27 20:33:03 +0000)