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Rule "were (where)"

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Description: were (where)
Message: Did you mean were?
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:
  • The "runners" where running at the same time.
    Correction suggestion: were
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I have had it in the past where going from an older Pi to a newer Pi required I reinstall my OS.
  • Supporters of the ban state that boxing is the only sport where hurting the other athlete is the goal.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WERE_WHERE [11]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-03-04 16:45:55 +0000)