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Rule "say (tell) me what's wrong"

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Description: say (tell) me what's wrong
Message: ‘Say’ cannot be followed by a direct personal object. Did you mean tell?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I want to say you the truth.
    Correction suggestion: tell
  • Mary said she had something to say you.
    Correction suggestion: tell
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Version: 6.3-SNAPSHOT (2023-10-04 20:33:03 +0000)