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Rule "were vs wear"

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Description: were vs wear
Message: Did you mean the verb wear (= "to wear a dress")?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/where-vs-wear-vs-were-vs-we-re/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I were a dress.
    Correction suggestion: wear
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • They were his favorite shoes.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WERE_WEAR [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-27 22:33:07 +0200)