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Rule "Agreement error: Third-person verb with a non-third-person pronoun"

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Description: Agreement error: Third-person verb with a non-third-person pronoun
Message: The pronoun '\1' must be used with a non-third-person form of a verb.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • You works here.
    Correction suggestion: work
  • You is a good engineer.
    Correction suggestion: are
  • Either Mary or you is to go.
    Correction suggestion: are
  • As soon as you hears the grinding you should have notified the mechanic.
    Correction suggestion: hear
  • If you or someone you knows has experience helping to run an office in a fast paced environment and has an interest in the financial world …
    Correction suggestion: know
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • You make a lot of mistakes.
  • One of you thinks that this is possible.
  • Be sure the man nearest you is awake.
  • You guys remember that.
  • How many times do I have to tell you he isn't here?
  • What I have told you is true.
  • ... and I shall send you further details.
  • Meeting you here is an unexpected pleasure.
  • Scatter, you chickens!
  • To see you is always a great pleasure.
  • What he told you wasn't true.
  • ... and how much we pay you depends on your skill.
  • "How many she gave you interests us very much," said the policeman.
  • The girl about whom I told you lives here.
  • The projects about which she tells you are confidential.
  • Next to seeing you is the pleasure of seeing your handwriting.
  • The API I provided you is only useful for capturing.
  • The API I will provide you is great.
  • He sent you messages asking for help.
  • I'm giving you a heads up.
  • I'm asking you questions.
  • Missing you is something I hate.
  • The manager sent you messages asking for help.
  • Loving you makes me happy.
  • He as well as you is in the wrong.
  • He as well as you likes baseball.
  • A special thank you goes out to Dan Flynn for the invitation.
  • What Tom told you isn't true.
  • There's a good chance what Tom told you isn't true.
  • The fact that no one understands you doesn't mean you're an antist.
  • Just because Tom provoked you doesn't give you a right to attack him.
  • You kids must be hungry.
  • Different error: You comments are welcome.
  • What you smell now is the scent of nightmares.
  • You aren't kids anymore.
  • Please call if you have further questions.
  • All I can tell you that will help you is that it's a subfolder of the path I gave you.
  • All I can tell you is that you sound patriotic.
  • The one thing he will not grant you is permission to leave the palace.
  • I made you guys something.
  • How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
  • You peeps spend real money on this?
  • Everyone here but you has done that.
  • Aren't you friends with Tom?
  • Everything I've told you is true.
  • Are you still friends with them?
  • So what I told you still stands.
  • I sent you messages from both the boys.
  • Every word which I tell you is the naked truth.
  • I ask you is the Taliban more responsible than we think.
  • Seeing you always makes me think about my father.
  • You cats live it up for me.
  • Everything I just told you is true.
  • Where a driver will take you is probably his choice
  • The guy who hit you is at the front door.
  • The umbrella that I lent you belongs to Tom.
  • The pricing offered you represents the discounting structure available to executives leaving Enron for furniture purchases.
  • A women who doesn't criticize you anymore is a women who doesn't love you anymore.
  • The greatest gift that someone can give you is their love and their time.
  • However, I think what may help you is a generic form that we use in Iowa.
  • If they tell you nothing is wrong, at least you have a record of contacting them.
  • Something that might help you is just accepting the symptoms you have and working on them individually.
  • The only reason anyone would ever hate you is because they want to be just like you.
  • ... so I think what I'll tell you applies to a lot of people.
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ID: NON3PRS_VERB [4]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-30 20:33:02 +0000)