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Rule "were (where)"

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Description: were (where)
Message: Did you mean where?
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:
  • Please name adjectives were a hyphen is missing.
    Correction suggestion: where
  • This is were the future is going.
    Correction suggestion: where
  • I really agree with this, what about a Dinosaur land were the giants are still walking around.
    Correction suggestion: where
  • I still can't find were the issue is coming from.
    Correction suggestion: where
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Incorrect grammar: Their only concern were that men are unhappy.
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ID: WERE_WHERE [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-21 22:33:07 +0200)