LanguageTool Community

<< return to list of rules

Rule "with the exception of (except)"

This is one of many errors that LanguageTool can detect. Visit the LanguageTool homepage to use it online or download it for free.

Description: with the exception of (except)
Message: Consider using except or except for
Category: Redundant Phrases (ID: REDUNDANCY)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • With the exception of Bob, all of the children went running.
    Correction suggestion: Except, Except for
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-23 22:33:06 +0200)