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Rule "confusion of though/thought"

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Description: confusion of though/thought
Message: Did you mean the verb thought?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • A Google employee though he could hack the system.
    Correction suggestion: thought
  • Peter though he could win the lottery.
    Correction suggestion: thought
  • My father though he is the best father in the world.
    Correction suggestion: thought
  • Peter though of his beloved ones.
    Correction suggestion: thought
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Mark thought of a better job.
  • Egotist though he was, his parents loved him.
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