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Rule "'some' + sing. noun + verb"

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Description: 'some' + sing. noun + verb
Message: It appears that the noun or verb are incorrect.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I think some language are more complicated than others.
    Correction suggestion: languages are, language is
  • I expect some time please her more than others.
    Correction suggestion: times please, time pleases
  • Some people say that he died of hunger, some other tell that he still wanders.
    Correction suggestion: others tell, other tells
  • Because of this more extensive predation, some biologist have expressed concern that murres are heading...
    Correction suggestion: biologists have, biologist has
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • For example, some can accommodate the largest aircraft and other hangars cannot.
  • If some can contains oily water, check the pump for leaks.
  • This can is dirty.
  • I had some school stuff to do.
  • I had to take some time off.
  • Tim Berners-Lee is selling an NFT of some web source code.
  • Cheering crowds took to the streets on Sunday night, some set off fireworks.
  • We are applying some text zoom settings.
  • When you get some time please call me to discuss.
  • ... and also if you get some time please quickly drop me a line to catch up.
  • We have confirmation via some web site that Tenacious D will be there.
  • I have information from some government site about the proposed changes to the regulations.
  • She found the information on some blog page about cats.
  • I just wanted some extra quiet time.
  • That was some pretty cool stuff.
  • For some reason Sue was happy with it.
  • Some cell phone users.
  • tweak some corpus test expectations
  • We have already lined up some smash hit speakers including Christy Jones.
  • Senior management must have been in their offices rolling on the floor every time some employee spoke up about trying to make vision and values a success.
  • He added that some default swap selling pressure was coming from players arranging synthetic portfolio products.
  • Some thought black and white were the only colors.
  • In modern times, there is another theory that some have come to endorse.
  • And showed some pleasure appropriate to the customer
  • In this way the Enron Principal enters into the PA and the ETA as an agent for any affiliate that may at some stage enter into an EnronOnline Transaction with that counterparty.
  • Every man would like to be God, if it were possible; some few find it difficult to admit the impossibility.
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ID: SOME_NN_VBP [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-27 22:33:07 +0200)