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Rule "Noun following 'who'"

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Description: Noun following 'who'
Message: In this context, a noun should not follow 'who'. Maybe a verb is missing?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • A student who participant in the program
    Correction suggestion: who is a participant, who is the participant
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • To all who haven't given up: ...
  • One of the earliest tests was developed in mainland China by the country's Center for Disease Control. By January 24, its protocol had been posted on the WHO website.
  • For folks who ain't close to it.
  • Why should I care who Tom talks to?
  • Were you the one who rung the bell?
  • Mayst thou never learn who thou art.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WHO_NOUN [1]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-02-21 22:33:06 +0100)