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Rule "mismatched verbs and tag question operators"

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Description: mismatched verbs and tag question operators
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool
Message: In a tag question, the operator (verb) must match the verb ‘was’.
Category: Punctuation (ID: PUNCTUATION)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • It wasn't very helpful, did it?
    Correction suggestion: was it
  • It was not very helpful, did it?
    Correction suggestion: was it
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: TAG_QUESTIONS_2 [17]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-18 22:33:06 +0200)