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Rule "thing vs. think"

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Description: thing vs. think
Message: Did you mean the verb think?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He wanted to thing about that.
    Correction suggestion: think
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: THING_THINK [3]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-24 22:33:07 +0200)