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Rule "try and (try to)"

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Description: try and (try to)
Message: "Try and" is common in colloquial speech, but try to is recommended for writing.
Category: Redundant Phrases (ID: REDUNDANCY)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/spelling-trial-and-error/
Tags: [picky]
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • She is going to try and go to the store.
    Correction suggestion: try to
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I would be happy if you could give it a second try and send me your feedback.
  • Let's try and see!
  • Potentially, we could try and fail.
  • We have to try and try until it works.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: TRY_AND [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-21 22:33:07 +0200)