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Rule "What are (you) talking about?"

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Description: What are (you) talking about?
Message: It appears that a pronoun is missing.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • What are talking about?
    Correction suggestion: you talking, we talking, they talking
  • Also, what are studying for?
    Correction suggestion: you studying, we studying, they studying
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Five of the 10 fatalities were children, who were spending a weekend camping and fishing with their family along the Pecos River.
  • Learn more about: Why are working together in groups is such an issue.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WHAT_ARE_TALKING_ABOUT [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-18 22:33:07 +0200)