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Rule "Zero or indefinite article ('a'/'an') before superlatives"

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Description: Zero or indefinite article ('a'/'an') before superlatives
Message: A determiner may be missing.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/grammar-comparatives-superlatives/#superlative-forms-of-adjectives
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The guy is best driver.
    Correction suggestion: is the best
  • We're best available in the market.
    Correction suggestion: 're the best
  • They are best workers 9 times out of ten.
    Correction suggestion: are the best
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The guy is the best driver.
  • He is my best friend.
  • Learn how to best approach the crisis.
  • It is in our economic best interest.
  • We're best available 9am to 6pm CET.
  • We are best available 9 to 6 on weekdays.
  • They're best contactable 09:50 to 18:35 CET.
  • We're best available 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • It's our first best guess.
  • We're best able to study in the fall.
  • Best thing since sliced bread.
  • Alberto, You're best bet is to send a resume to Chris Gaskill.
  • I know that you have the Company's and employees best interest in your heart.
  • It is in both parties best interest to have an executed (and therefore enforceable) writing This can be accomplished by under the NY General Obligations law by our agreement as to a "deemed response" if a party will not sign a trade confirmation.
  • He is truly the single, best person I've ever worked for.
  • What's you're biggest regret?
  • make【8】.\_{9} coolest things in the ...
  • d with Amandas oldest one, damien, w..
  • To make best use of this sample document, run it through LateX.
  • e and hardware work best together.
  • ...esign clothing to best suit their mov...
  • ...in two options to best suit your litt...
  • speak best to worst now, it would
  • the points of highest stress to ensu...
  • for the award of best cinematography..
  • - greatest achievement : ...
  • Monte Mario – highest hill in Rome.
  • no pain; 10 = worst possible pain.
  • ...idate screening: Best methods for an...
  • A best in class web service.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: THE_SUPERLATIVE [5]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-18 22:33:06 +0200)