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Rule "Who's (whose) idea was that?"

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Description: Who's (whose) idea was that?
Message: It appears that the correct determiner here is whose.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/whos-vs-whose/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I would like to know who's car is that?
    Correction suggestion: whose
  • Who's bag is this for?
    Correction suggestion: Whose
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Check the following text against just this rule:

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