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Rule "the + verb"

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Description: the + verb
Message: The word "\3" is a verb. The noun is spelled price.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/verbs-as-nouns/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The prise of milk dropped significantly and was now compared to butter very cheap.
    Correction suggestion: price
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Did the other respond?
  • Will the other respond?
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: PREPOSITION_VERB [11]
Version: 6.2-SNAPSHOT (2023-06-04 20:33:02 +0000)