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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 thief?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/verbs-as-nouns/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The thieve stole my watch!
    Correction suggestion: thief
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 [64]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-02-28 22:33:06 +0100)