LanguageTool Community

<< return to list of rules

Rule "ones (one's)"

This is one of many errors that LanguageTool can detect. Visit the LanguageTool homepage to use it online or download it for free.

Description: ones (one's)
Message: Did you mean one's?
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • One should always wash ones feet in the morning.
    Correction suggestion: one's
  • Carer information: how to care for your loved ones feet.
    Correction suggestion: one's
  • Being a forager was once an essential part of ones life.
    Correction suggestion: one's
  • It is important to brush ones teeth every day.
    Correction suggestion: one's
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The common ones clashing with the noble ones
  • These were the ones Keith sought out.
  • They could predict which islands would become vulnerable with warming, and which ones might become better habitats.
  • ... nameless citizens who are separated from loved ones in other towns.
  • Give your loved ones money.
  • Rice-based solutions are preferred to glucose-based ones due to greater efficiency.
  • The frustration faced by folks who see loved ones failing to take proper care of themselves is phenomenal.
  • The early decades of the province were ones in which issues of land use—specifically, its settlement and development—were paramount.
  • But there are still dedicated anti-tank vehicles with very heavy long-range missiles, and ones intended for airborne use.
  • There are nearly one hundred galleries open to the public, representing of exhibition space, although the less popular ones have restricted opening times.
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ONES [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-18 22:33:06 +0200)