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Rule "Are not (formal) → Aren't"

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Description: Are not (formal) → Aren't
Message: Questions with '\4 \5' can sound very formal.
Category: Style (ID: STYLE)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Why would not that work?
    Correction suggestion: wouldn't
  • Why does not anyone translate the phrases I send to this site?
    Correction suggestion: doesn't
  • Now why do not you teach her how to properly wear them?
    Correction suggestion: don't
  • But why should not I wear pink ribbons?
    Correction suggestion: shouldn't
  • If we believe that, why do not we have it?
    Correction suggestion: don't
  • While trying to shake off love, why do not you give yourself a little time to think?
    Correction suggestion: don't
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • the production of food for priests and warriors who do not themselves produce
  • Which are not the same?
  • Who was not here?
  • Who is not unwell?
  • Who is not a native Berber speaker here?
  • That is not what you want?
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: SENT_START_ARE_NOT_ARENT_FORMAL [4]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-30 20:33:02 +0000)