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Rule "Sentence ending with 'the' or 'a'"

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Description: Sentence ending with 'the' or 'a'
Message: A word may be missing after '\2'.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I am going to an.
  • I am going to the.
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I am going to the store.
  • I got a .2TB hard drive.
  • I met Robert (a.k.a. Bob) at the store.
  • a. The first item in the list.
  • I am in Concourse A.
  • I read the Qur'an.
  • He was taken to Chang’an.
  • I got up at 3 a.m.
  • ... root a and therefore p(x) is a multiple of x − a.
  • Thus, the alternance of -o/-a, has been replaced by ø/-a.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: THE_SENT_END [1]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-30 20:33:02 +0000)