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Rule "this vs thus"

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Description: this vs thus
Message: Did you mean this?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Thus is my life.
    Correction suggestion: This
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Thus was the Merovingian dynasty replaced by the Carolingian dynasty, named after Pepin's father, Charles Martel.
  • Thus was the Master a second time engaged in the most delicate and dangerous of all tasks, that of affording support and assistance to a beautiful and helpless being, who, as seen before in a similar situation, had already become a favourite of his imagination, both when awake and when slumbering.
  • The diplomatic and legal protection given by the international community, as well as economic support to weak governments and discouragement of secession, thus had the unintended effect of encouraging civil wars.
  • Thus is this animal my favorite.
  • Thus is the elephant from the zoo my favorite.
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