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Rule "mismatched verbs and tag question operators"

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Description: mismatched verbs and tag question operators
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Message: In a tag question, the operator (verb) must match the verb ‘were’.
Category: Punctuation (ID: PUNCTUATION)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Well, you were there, didn't you?
    Correction suggestion: weren't you
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • You were impressed with how Tom did that, weren't you?
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Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-18 22:33:06 +0200)