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Rule "years-old (years old|year-old)"

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Description: years-old (years old|year-old)
Message: The correct form is 'year-old'.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • They also administer the coming of age ceremony for 18 years-old boys, called the "sitting on top of the mountain", which involves the boy's entire family going to mountain tops, to sacrifice a ship or cow and to plant three cypress trees.
    Correction suggestion: year-old
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ID: YEARS_OLD [2]
Version: 6.1-SNAPSHOT (2023-02-03 21:33:02 +0000)