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Rule "worst (worse) comes to worst"

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Description: worst (worse) comes to worst
Message: Did you mean worse comes to worst?
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/grammar-worse-worst/#when-to-use-%E2%80%9Cworst%E2%80%9D
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • If worst comes to worst, we'll just move.
    Correction suggestion: worse comes to worst
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WORST_COMES_TO_WORST [1]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-30 20:33:02 +0000)