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Rule "wrong suffix of ordinal number"

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Description: wrong suffix of ordinal number
Message: The suffix does not match the ordinal number.
Category: Semantics (ID: SEMANTICS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • This was my 2th try.
    Correction suggestion: 2nd
  • This was my 102rd try.
    Correction suggestion: 102nd
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • This was my 1st try.
  • This was my 3rd try.
  • This was my 4th try.
  • This was my 11th try.
  • This was my 100th try.
  • This was my 101st try.
  • This was my 103rd try.
  • This was my 111th try.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ORDINAL_NUMBER_SUFFIX [3]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-11 20:33:03 +0000)