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Rule "What is (the) reason?"

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Description: What is (the) reason?
Message: It appears that an article is missing.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • What is reason that it doesn't work anymore?
    Correction suggestion: the reason, a reason
  • Can you share what was solution in this case?
    Correction suggestion: the solution, a solution
  • What is last price?
    Correction suggestion: the last price, a last price
  • What is problem?
    Correction suggestion: the problem, a problem
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • What is wrong?
  • What is one reason to stop smoking?
  • What is intrinsic motivation?
  • Which is one reason why we lose besides being a minority.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WHAT_IS_REASON [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-22 22:33:07 +0200)