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Rule "the + verb"

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Description: the + verb
Message: The word 'confirm' is not a noun. Did you mean \3?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/verbs-as-nouns/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He sent the confirm to the client.
    Correction suggestion: confirmation
  • COULD YOU PLEASE ORDER THE FOLLOWING STAMPS FOR THE CONFIRM TO EXECUTE?
    Correction suggestion: CONFIRMATION
  • automatically generating and sending a confirm
    Correction suggestion: confirmation
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 [32]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-12 22:33:07 +0200)