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Rule "multiple vs multiply"

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Description: multiple vs multiply
Message: Did you mean the verb multiplies?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • She multiples it 5 times.
    Correction suggestion: multiplies
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: MULTIPLE_MULTIPLY [3]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-17 22:33:07 +0200)