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Rule "used to could (be able to)"

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Description: used to could (be able to)
Message: Did you mean be able to?
Category: Style (ID: STYLE)
Link: https://brians.wsu.edu/2016/05/19/used-to-could//
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I used to could do that.
    Correction suggestion: be able to
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Check the following text against just this rule:

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