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Rule "the + verb"

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Description: the + verb
Message: The word '\3' is a verb. Did you mean the noun \3?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/verbs-as-nouns/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • After the accident, he needed a replace of the car's front window.
    Correction suggestion: replacement
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I will let her replace the furniture in our flat.
  • This isn’t the sort of problem where a replace this, replace that approach is likely to be successful.
  • Did the other respond?
  • Will the other respond?
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: PREPOSITION_VERB [79]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-02-28 22:33:06 +0100)