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Rule "sooner rather than later (soon, now)"

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Description: sooner rather than later (soon, now)
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool because its category is not active by default
Message: Try soon or now meaning sooner than expected.
Category: Plain English (ID: PLAIN_ENGLISH)
Link: https://grammarist.com/usage/sooner-rather-than-later/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I believe that spring will be here sooner rather than later.
    Correction suggestion: soon, now, sooner than expected
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I believe that spring will be here soon.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: SOONER_RATHER_THAN_LATER [1]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-19 20:33:02 +0000)