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Rule "worth (worse) than"

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Description: worth (worse) than
Message: Did you mean worse, the comparative of 'bad'?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/grammar-worse-worst/when-to-use-%E2%80%9Cworse%E2%80%9D
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Is cloud hosting worth than hostgator?
    Correction suggestion: worse
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Zynga estimated to be more worth than EA.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WORTH_THAN [1]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-11 20:33:03 +0000)