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Rule "not the same (different)"

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Description: not the same (different)
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool because its category is not active by default
Message: Avoid using "not". Did you mean different?
Category: Plain English (ID: PLAIN_ENGLISH)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The taste is not the same.
    Correction suggestion: different
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The taste is different.
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Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-19 20:33:02 +0000)