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Rule "whose DT (possessive)"

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Description: whose DT (possessive)
Message: Did you mean who's?
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/whos-vs-whose/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Whose the boss around here?
    Correction suggestion: Who's
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I was wondering whose those were.
  • She keeps asking whose this is.
  • I wonder whose these beautiful flowers on the counter are.
  • The most valuable part of the beaver is its inner fur whose many minute barbs make it excellent for felting, especially for hats.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WHOSE_DT [5]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-02-28 22:33:06 +0100)