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Rule "Collocation: similar/like as/to"

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Description: Collocation: similar/like as/to
Message: The usual preposition to use with "similar" is "to", not "as". Did you mean \1 to \3 \4?
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • the roof will be similar as a church.
    Correction suggestion: similar to a church, like a church
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: SIMILAR_LIKE_AS_SOMETHING [173]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-27 22:33:07 +0200)