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Rule "Are not (formal) → Aren't"

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Description: Are not (formal) → Aren't
Message: Questions beginning with '\2 \3' can sound very formal.
Category: Style (ID: STYLE)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Are not you the cause of this for me?
    Correction suggestion: Aren't
  • Are not you ashamed of yourself?
    Correction suggestion: Aren't
  • Is not this the word that we spoke to thee in Egypt, saying: Depart from us, that we may serve the Egyptians? for it was much better to serve them, than to die in the wilderness.
    Correction suggestion: Isn't
  • Is not philosophy, after all, pretending to ignore what is known, and to know what is not known?
    Correction suggestion: Isn't
  • Is not a helping life ten times magnified?
    Correction suggestion: Isn't
  • Is not that the reason why you spent so much time in Rome last year?
    Correction suggestion: Isn't
  • Would not you reckon the alchymist for a god, that could add ten years to the sum of your life, and call back advanced age to the vigour of youth?
    Correction suggestion: Wouldn't
  • Would not something similar be possible on Steam?
    Correction suggestion: Wouldn't
  • Do not you get annoyed?
    Correction suggestion: Don't
  • Should not it be a string of numbers?
    Correction suggestion: Shouldn't
  • Will not the price to be paid for the things to be lost, be too high?
    Correction suggestion: Won't
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Do not come back, OK?
  • Do not simply come back, OK?
  • Having not read it, you are saying it was a provocateur, right?
  • Is not helping someone a crime?
  • Is not a coincidence that all the stores closed earlier today.
  • Has not received regulatory approval
  • Have not heard from him.
  • Are Not Yet Available for Greenville, KY.
  • Am not I lucky?
  • Can not you get it?
  • Will not be in this morning as I am having eye surgery (lasik) later today.
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ID: SENT_START_ARE_NOT_ARENT_FORMAL [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-15 22:33:06 +0200)