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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:
  • The unexpected grow in revenue was caused by their new ad campaign.
    Correction suggestion: growth
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The grow room.
  • Help me to make her grow.
  • Executives who work with her grow as leaders.
  • The rich grow richer and the poor grow poorer.
  • In the past year, I have seen my relationship with her grow so much.
  • The GROW principle.
  • The weak grow strong.
  • Did the other respond?
  • Will the other respond?
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: PREPOSITION_VERB [85]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-24 22:33:07 +0200)