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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)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Sally needs your approve.
    Correction suggestion: approval
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The Adenomatous Polyp Prevention on Vioxx (APPROVe) trial was designed to assess whether rofecoxib could reduce the risk of adenomatous polyps in individuals with a recent history of these tumours.
  • Did the other respond?
  • Will the other respond?
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