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Rule "other vs others"

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Description: other vs others
Message: It seems that a plural noun fits better in this context, or did you forget an article?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I have told other about this great idea.
    Correction suggestion: others, the other
  • I’m sure the solution here will help other in the future — thanks!
    Correction suggestion: others, the other
  • and some other tools that can be used by other via sockets?
    Correction suggestion: others, the other
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • This catch up will help me manage other outside relationships.
  • Cellos were derived from other mid- to large-sized bowed instruments in the 16th century, such as the viola da gamba, and the generally smaller and squarer viola da braccio, and such instruments made by members of the Amati family of luthiers.
  • We should avoid using Other as an option.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: OTHER_OTHERS [3]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-02-24 22:33:07 +0100)