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Rule "missing hyphen in 'role play'"

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Description: missing hyphen in 'role play'
Message: Did you mean the verb role-\2 (spelled with a hyphen)?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/hyphen/#hyphenating-verbs-modifies-their-meaning
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He role played until they confronted him about it.
    Correction suggestion: role-played
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • China's acute role played two parts within their community, one being a part of the horror that took place and the other side being remorseful.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ROLE_PLAY_HYPHEN [7]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-02-28 22:33:06 +0100)