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Rule "could of (could have)"

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Description: could of (could have)
Message: It's never correct to use 'of' after a modal verb. Use \1 have.
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • It will of been discovered by tomorrow.
    Correction suggestion: will have
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • It was the will of world citizens to fix the problem.
  • I will have that dress!
  • I will of course have something of my own before many more years have passed over my head.
  • You failed to defend the free will of young women such as herself.
  • The representative will of actual people is not being recorded properly.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: MODAL_OF [2]
Version: 5.7-SNAPSHOT (2022-01-24 21:33:04 +0000)