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Rule "'too' in negation (either)"

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Description: 'too' in negation (either)
Message: For negated sentences, use either instead of 'too'.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/too-and-either-grammar/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I am not a child, and my cousin isn't too.
    Correction suggestion: either
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • My news isn't too important to people who don't want to know.
  • it probably is not too worried about the safety of its money.
  • Were not too many on this latest list?
  • unless you tell me not too.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: TOO_EITHER [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-26 22:33:06 +0200)