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Rule "Collocation: talk down about/to"

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Description: Collocation: talk down about/to
Message: The usual preposition for this expression is "to". Did you mean \1 down to?
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Don't you ever talk down about my baby boy or Kristy.
    Correction suggestion: talk down to
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: TALK_DOWN_ABOUT_TO [41]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-13 22:33:07 +0200)