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Rule "most (almost) every"

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Description: most (almost) every
Message: Avoid the colloquial phrase '\1 \2' in formal writing. Use almost \2 instead.
Category: Style (ID: STYLE)
Link: http://www.englishessaywritingtips.com/2011/09/common-errors-in-spoken-english-most-everyone/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Most everyone saw him.
    Correction suggestion: Almost everyone
  • They are most everywhere.
    Correction suggestion: almost everywhere
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • We need to do this at most every 4 hours.
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ID: MOST_EVERYONE [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-18 22:33:07 +0200)