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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:
  • This is the place were the police is not looking at.
    Correction suggestion: where
  • The chateau is one of the places were the weapons were planned to be launched from.
    Correction suggestion: where
  • This is the page were the charts are embedded
    Correction suggestion: where
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • On which day of the week were Peter born?
  • But bankers close to the deal were confident Bulgaria could borrow at between 7 and 8 per cent, or between 380 and 420 basis points over the eurozone benchmark, depending on the maturity.
  • Once customers became comfortable using the Web to handle basic HR needs, the only questions they had for the operators were questions most couldn't answer.
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ID: WERE_WHERE [17]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-18 22:33:07 +0200)