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Rule "'they ware' vs 'they were'"

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Description: 'they ware' vs 'they were'
Message: 'ware' is a noun. Did you mean were?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/was-vs-were-grammar/#when-to-use-%E2%80%9Cwere%E2%80%9D
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • They ware busy
    Correction suggestion: were
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: THEY_WARE [1]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-27 20:33:03 +0000)