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Rule "redundant verb after verb"

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Description: redundant verb after verb
Message: One of these verbs is redundant, or a word is missing.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I think have to do this again.
    Correction suggestion: think, have
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • You do have to pay attention to what you’re doing.
  • ... but we people have to change too.
  • We wives have to stick together.
  • Lately, I've had to scold and even punish him
  • Lately, he's had to scold and even punish me
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: PRP_VB_VB_TO [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-25 22:33:07 +0200)