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Rule "they're (their)"

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Description: they're (their)
Message: Did you mean their?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/there-their-theyre/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I'm not worried about they're problems.
    Correction suggestion: their
  • I'm not under they're influence.
    Correction suggestion: their
  • She's not at all happy while they're findings continue to be ignored by the team.
    Correction suggestion: their
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I'm not worried about their problems.
  • The SEC will not approve the deal unless they're able to raise cash by selling these assets.
  • I won't do more since they're happy to do it themselves.
  • It's a great way to really 'see' your college kids while they're away at school.
  • Tom and Mary won't be able to do that while they're sick.
  • You can't see them now, they're out.
  • …and acting like they're best friends with a celebrity.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: THEYRE_THEIR [2]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-22 22:33:07 +0200)