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Rule "send me an email (email me)"

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Description: send me an email (email me)
Message: In some texts, you can shorten this phrase. Consider using \1 \2.
Category: Redundant Phrases (ID: REDUNDANCY)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Peter has sent me an email.
    Correction suggestion: emailed me
  • Jenny didn't send her an email.
    Correction suggestion: email her
  • I was sending him an email when he phoned me.
    Correction suggestion: emailing him
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Peter has emailed me.
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Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-23 22:33:06 +0200)