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Rule "confusion of 'tel' vs. 'tell'"

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Description: confusion of 'tel' vs. 'tell'
Message: The word "tel" is an abbreviation for "telephone". Did you maybe mean the verb \2?
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Link: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tell
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He really wanted to tel the truth.
    Correction suggestion: tell
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I’ve been to Tel Aviv before, but this is my first time in Jerusalem.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: TEL_TELL [3]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-18 22:33:06 +0200)