The following changes have been done for English in version 2.4 of LanguageTool (xml-based rules only):
NEW RULE'does' ... 3rd person verb (base verb)
finds error in:Does your memory usage grows during processing?
finds error in:Does memory usage grows during processing?
NEW RULE'it' + 3rd person verb (base verb)
finds error in:It support transparency.
NEW RULEMissing past tense for 'used to...'
finds error in:He use to believe this.
finds error in:Aethera use to use this.
NEW RULEall the + singular (plural) noun + verb
finds error in:All the report written look good.
NEW RULEcounsel (consul) general
finds error in:Archer Blood, the counsel general in Dacca.
NEW RULEdiffuse (defuse) tensions
finds error in:They gathered at her police precinct to thank officers for their work and to diffuse tensions.
NEW RULEdoes (do) I/you/we/they
finds error in:Does you have your glasses?
finds error in:Does I have to go there?
finds error in:But Does you have your glasses?
finds error in:But does I have to go there?
NEW RULEniece (nice) day etc.
finds error in:I wish you a niece holiday.
NEW RULEthe question whether (whether) etc.
finds error in:The question as to whether or not it is difficult is not our concern.
finds error in:The question as to whether it is difficult is not our concern.
finds error in:The question of whether it is difficult is not our concern.
finds error in:We are not concern as to whether or not it is difficult.
finds error in:The question whether it is difficult is not our concern.
finds error in:As to whether it is difficult, we are not concern.
finds error in:What the government decides to do depends on whether or not the bill passes.
NEW RULEworst (worse) than
finds error in:That's worst than before!
IMPROVED RULE'to' + non-base form
finds error in:He tried not to laughs.
does not find error in:Morocco's disputed claim to portions of western Algeria
does not find error in:You are to report at 5am.
does not find error in:It is important to make this explicit.
does not find error in:I've been trying to call you.
does not find error in:She wants you to go.
does not find error in:He has been wanting very much to meet you.
does not find error in:Whichever college he wants to go to is fine with me.
IMPROVED RULEAgreement: 'a' + plural word
finds error in:The Syria resolution was a major milestones for the United Nations.
finds error in:The average figure of a Korean women in her twenties
does not find error in:The Syria resolution was a major milestone for the United Nations.
does not find error in:Only half a dozen asteroids are larger than 87 Sylvia.
IMPROVED RULEPossible agreement error: numeral + singular countable noun
does not find error in:1777 舑 American Revolutionary War: British forces abandon the Siege of Fort Stanwix...
does not find error in:It was 30 cm long.
does not find error in:By 700 BC war between the two Empires became inevitable.
does not find error in:Those with five or six are most common.
IMPROVED RULEWord order: Wrong position of adverb, e.g. 'Always I am happy. (I am always happy.)'
does not find error in:Always late, is he?
IMPROVED RULEfrom/form
finds error in:Type in the from on the web page.
finds error in:Fill in the from as shown below.
finds error in:I got a letter form my friend.
does not find error in:Type in the form on the web page.
does not find error in:I got a letter from my friend.
does not find error in:I got a letter form from my friend.
does not find error in:It may form a raceme or a spike.
does not find error in:The leaves form a rosette at the base of the plant.
does not find error in:In full form the theorem was given in 1825.
does not find error in:These results of Cauchy's still form the core of complex function theory.
IMPROVED RULEhere (hear)
finds error in:If you don't here from me in a day...
finds error in:If you do not here from me in a day...
does not find error in:If you don't hear from me in a day...
does not find error in:If you do not hear from me in a day...
IMPROVED RULEits vs. it's
finds error in:This is an opportunity to see how SAP addresses it's internal developers.
does not find error in:This is an opportunity to see how SAP addresses its internal developers.
IMPROVED RULEyour (you're)
does not find error in:You're still working on it?
does not find error in:You're right!
REMOVED RULEas to whether or not (whether or not)
REMOVED RULEfrom (form)
REMOVED RULEwhether or not (whether)