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Rule "'this' vs. 'these'"

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Description: 'this' vs. 'these'
Message: The plural demonstrative '\1' does not agree with the singular noun '\3'.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • We should use it with those little thing that make it better.
    Correction suggestion: this little thing, those little things
  • These new car would overtake others.
    Correction suggestion: This new car, These new cars
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • These four species are the only modern birds with verified wingspans that range over.
  • Yea I hated those calming group therapies where u lay on the floor and listen to calming music.
  • These last two were especially good.
  • These included anything written by a Jew, a communist, an Anglo-Saxon or anyone else who was anti-Germanic or anti-fascist.
  • The king requested these two manis from Chankuna, offering anything else in return.
  • I installed three of these last weekend as well and they work perfectly.
  • I could give you what they were around ten weeks ago, but those mean squat.
  • These early Type 42s performed poorly during trials and were notoriously poor sea-keepers.
  • Scholars contest whether these Indonesian government recognised and assigned beliefs reflect the traditional beliefs and practices of Hindus in Indonesia before Indonesia gained independence from Dutch colonial rule.
  • These only work if the lock is positioned so that it gets a good bit of daylight every day.
  • In cases like these manual instrumentation is the best option.
  • This prevents those nasty pay to win people showing up and claiming unfairity.
  • We can start those next week and finish most next week.
  • The current plan is to start these next week.
  • Once all CES deals have been changed to the East desk, I would imagine that these three desk to desk deals need to be killed.
  • These pressure oscillations can be as high as 180 dB, and long term exposure to these cyclic pressure and thermal loads reduces the life of engine components.
  • Watch your point balance grow faster this season with these great MEMBERSHIP REWARDS earnings opportunities below.
  • Enjoy additional savings off top brand computer products and take advantage of these special rebate and free shipping offers
  • We need those plastic soda can holders to be ready for the party.
  • We would not have these pay tribute to us.
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ID: THIS_NNS [8]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-28 20:33:03 +0000)