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Rule "the + verb"

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Description: the + verb
Message: The word '\3' 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:
  • One of the new requires is ...
    Correction suggestion: requirements
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • A requirement needs to be fulfilled.
  • McDonald's now requires a bachelor's in philosophy for its cashiers.
  • It is the OAuth URI the third-party requires.
  • The require statement was missing, so it caused an error during runtime.
  • A requires B.
  • The students were chosen because St Paul's requires formal wear at dinner.
  • Did the other respond?
  • Will the other respond?
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: PREPOSITION_VERB [47]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-24 22:33:07 +0200)