LanguageTool Community

<< return to list of rules

Rule "confusion of 'us' vs. 'use'"

This is one of many errors that LanguageTool can detect. Visit the LanguageTool homepage to use it online or download it for free.

Description: confusion of 'us' vs. 'use'
Message: Did you mean use?
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Please us the bathroom.
    Correction suggestion: use
  • Can you please us his car?
    Correction suggestion: use
  • He will us their new technique.
    Correction suggestion: use
  • Lets us this!
    Correction suggestion: use
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Please use an umbrella.
  • She did us a favor.
  • Please forward us that assignment when you receive it.
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: US_USE [3]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-18 22:33:07 +0200)