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Rule "were (where)"

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Description: were (where)
Message: Did you mean where \2 \3?
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 guess you are getting a lot of mails were people are asking the same.
    Correction suggestion: where people are
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Those who were present were glad at the news.
  • And Then There Were None is Christie's best-selling novel with 100 million...
  • The country they were in was nice.
  • The question we were given was:
  • Once he moved to the city, there were times were he felt quite lonely.
  • They were Peter's of course.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WERE_WHERE [5]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-13 22:33:07 +0200)