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Rule "lose (loose)"

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Description: lose (loose)
Message: Did you mean on the loose (=at large, free)?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Spammer on the lose?
    Correction suggestion: on the loose
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: LOSE_LOOSE [1]
Version: 5.1-SNAPSHOT (2020-07-03 20:33)