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Rule "wont vs. want"

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Description: wont vs. want
Message: Did you mean the verb \1?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I wont to go home.
    Correction suggestion: want
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • It was my father's wont to read the newspaper before breakfast.
  • I’m worried I wont like the one I get assigned to.
  • As is the wont of seamen, to beguile their toil one of them sang a song, in the chorus of which the others joined at intervals.
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Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-22 22:33:07 +0200)