The following changes have been done for English in version 2.5 of LanguageTool (xml-based rules only):
NEW RULE'I afraid of' (I'm afraid of)
finds error in:I afraid of the dark.
finds error in:You afraid of the dark.
finds error in:He afraid of the dark.
finds error in:You don't afraid of the dark.
finds error in:I don't afraid of the dark.
finds error in:She doesn't afraid of the dark.
finds error in:I'm afraid the rain.
finds error in:I'm afraid spiders.
finds error in:I'm afraid eat spiders.
NEW RULE'admit', 'appreciate', 'avoid', 'enjoy' etc. with a base form of a verb
finds error in:I enjoy to run.
finds error in:I regret to read this book.
finds error in:I consider to run.
finds error in:I am accustomed to run.
finds error in:I am used to run.
finds error in:I'm used to run.
finds error in:I look forward to see you.
NEW RULE'less' before comparative or superlative
finds error in:This is less harder.
NEW RULE'less' before comparative or superlative
finds error in:This is the least harder.
finds error in:This is the least hardest.
NEW RULE7 o'clock AM (7 o'clock)
finds error in:It's 7 o'clock a.m.
finds error in:It's 7 o'clock AM.
NEW RULE7:00 o'clock (7:00 or 7 o'clock)
finds error in:It's 7:00 o'clock.
finds error in:It's 7:45 o'clock.
NEW RULEAdverb instead of an adjective
finds error in:This is a philosophically question.
NEW RULEArticles before nouns used normally without them
finds error in:We had a breakfast in the hotel restaurant.
finds error in:Ray and Helen have invited us out to a dinner in the hotel restaurant.
finds error in:Ray and Helen went with us for a dinner in the hotel restaurant.
NEW RULEBig in size, etc
finds error in:The man is big in size.
finds error in:His speech was briefest in duration.
finds error in:My car is redder in color.
finds error in:Her friends were few in number.
NEW RULEComma after a month name in a date
finds error in:The store closed its doors for good in October, 1958.
NEW RULEI am worry (worried)
finds error in:I am worry about her.
finds error in:I'm worry about her.
NEW RULEIll (I'll)
finds error in:Ill explain!
NEW RULENo comma before 'which'
finds error in:I am going to the house which burned down.
NEW RULENumber + 'week's time' (weeks' time)
finds error in:"he'll be sailing around the world in two week's time.
NEW RULENumeral (dozen, hundred, thousand, million) without a determiner or a number
finds error in:You need almost hundred eggs.
NEW RULEPlural form of numbers in 'two dozens of' (two dozen)
finds error in:You need two dozens of eggs.
NEW RULEPreposition + who (whom)
finds error in:Who was with who?
finds error in:To who do I send my transcripts?
finds error in:Against who did you protest?
NEW RULEProgressive forms of non-progressive verbs (doubt, believe, understand)
finds error in:I am doubting.
finds error in:I am not understanding whether my mails...
finds error in:I am surprising.
NEW RULEThe you (you)
finds error in:Strode past the now frightened man, entered the he house.
finds error in:The my search could return docs.
finds error in:The dots in the my life.
NEW RULEWhitespace after currency symbols: '$ 100' ($100)
finds error in:You owe me $ 100.
NEW RULEWrong collocation: 'worry for' (worry about)
finds error in:Don't worry for.
NEW RULEWrong phrase: 'in nowadays' (nowadays)
finds error in:In nowadays, many organizations are jumping in the social websites bandwagon.
NEW RULEWrong phrase: have x years old (be x years old)
finds error in:He has 25 years old.
NEW RULEWrong preposition: 'obvious for' (obvious to)
finds error in:It's obvious for me.
NEW RULEah ha (aha)
finds error in:After that we had an "ah ha" moment and that was it.
NEW RULEairplane hanger (airplane hangar)
finds error in:These are airplane hangers.
NEW RULEall though (although)
finds error in:All though the day: a song by Anita O'Day.
finds error in:All though I liked the book, I had to stop reading it.
NEW RULEaloud to (allowed to)
finds error in:Who is aloud to get information from your mail?
NEW RULEalso know (known)
finds error in:He is also know as the first Chechen writer.
NEW RULEan then (and then)
finds error in:Tonight I'm going to eat dinner at Alyssa's an then go to Christina's.
NEW RULEapart form (apart from)
finds error in:Christianity was set apart form other religions.
NEW RULEapart of (a part of, apart from)
finds error in:I'd like to be apart of your team.
finds error in:Nannes is now apart of the 89.1FM ABC Grandstand Cricket commentary team.
finds error in:We set it apart of other religions.
NEW RULEare able to (can)
finds error in:Yes, there are some species of frogs that are able to throw up their entire stomach and wipe it off with their legs.
NEW RULEas oppose to (as opposed to)
finds error in:Professional sports, as oppose to amateur sports , are sport s in which athletes receive payment for their performance
NEW RULEbecause of the fact that (because)
finds error in:Its crystals are usually hexagonal in shape, with flakiness and plating, usually because of the fact that it replaced a mineral.
NEW RULEbetween he and… (between him and…)
finds error in:His opposition against homosexuality causes tension between he and his gay roommate, Davis.
finds error in:His opposition against homosexuality causes tension between I and Davis.
finds error in:His opposition against homosexuality causes tension between they and Davis.
finds error in:His opposition against homosexuality causes tension between she and Davis.
NEW RULEbrake away (break away)
finds error in:The should brake away from Russia.
NEW RULEbreath (breathe)
finds error in:I could breath.
finds error in:I couldn't breath.
finds error in:We can't breath under water.
finds error in:We can not breath under water.
finds error in:I am not going to hold my breathe that he will do anything
NEW RULEconfusion of alter/altar
finds error in:He was an alter boy.
finds error in:He was at the alter.
finds error in: Forty-seven percent of executives said they were concerned that retiring Boomers will significantly altar the workforce in the next decade.
NEW RULEconfusion of decent/descent
finds error in:He is of Asian decent.
finds error in:Looking for a hotel with descent rooms.
NEW RULEet al (et al.)
finds error in:Thelen et al 2001
NEW RULEfewer with countable nouns (less)
finds error in:Ten items or less
finds error in:He has less items
NEW RULEfor time to time (from time to time)
finds error in:He buys a car for time to time.
NEW RULEformally known as (formerly known as)
finds error in:The artist formally known as Prince
NEW RULEhell/shell (he'll, she'll)
finds error in:Hell be there.
finds error in:And hell be there.
finds error in:Shell be there.
NEW RULEhumans beings (human beings)
finds error in:We are all human's beings.
finds error in:We are all humans beings.
NEW RULEi'm (I'm)
finds error in:No, i'm not letting you near my kids.
finds error in:No, i am not letting you near my kids.
NEW RULEif I would have (if I had)
finds error in:If I would have known about the party, I would have gone to it.
NEW RULEin January 1 (on January 1)
finds error in:In February 21, we ate the poison.
NEW RULElast but not last (least)
finds error in:Last but not last, I accentuate difficulties that such theories face.
NEW RULEmust of the time (most of the time)
finds error in:It's true must of the time.
NEW RULEother wise (otherwise)
finds error in:Other wise it's not true.
NEW RULEought + infinitive (ought to + infinitive)
finds error in:We ought say the truth.
NEW RULEsobber (sober)
finds error in:I'm sobber.
NEW RULEsome of the (some)
finds error in:Some of the parks are in the area.
NEW RULEthey're (their)
finds error in:I'm not worried about they're problems.
NEW RULEvery thanks (thanks a lot)
finds error in:Very thanks!
NEW RULEwed (we'd)
finds error in:Wed gone so far.
finds error in:Actually, wed love to do this!
finds error in:Really, wed better hurry!
NEW RULEwho's (whose)
finds error in:By who's standards?
finds error in:What do you know about who's car that is?
finds error in:Those who's highest level of education...
finds error in:These are people who's lives are important.
NEW RULEwithout out (without)
finds error in:Without out a doubt, the internet's power is mighty and far-reaching.
IMPROVED RULE'allow' + 'to' + infinitive
does not find error in:They are forbidden to fly without specific orders to proceed to their targets.
does not find error in:General Don Carlos Buell likewise refused orders to move the Army of the Ohio against rebel forces.
IMPROVED RULE'did' with past tense verb
does not find error in:If it were not that I knew who it was I could have mistaken it for my Aunt so well did her clothes fit him.
IMPROVED RULE'it' + non-3rd person verb
finds error in:It only matter to me.
does not find error in:I took my umbrella lest it rain.
does not find error in:Is it right?
does not find error in:I heard it thunder in the distance.
does not find error in:Do it well.
does not find error in:All my doubts about it have been driven away.
does not find error in:It fell without resistance to Union forces under Brig.
does not find error in:Embrace life whether it be a moment or, an eternity.
does not find error in:But he insisted that it be housed in a special museum.
does not find error in:Many other components beside it determine how much cooling you'll get.
IMPROVED RULE'this' vs. 'these'
does not find error in:Those illustrated are reminiscent of a circus top.
IMPROVED RULE..., than (then)
does not find error in:It's not much more, in fact, than the return that is offered on U. S. Treasury bonds.
IMPROVED RULEAgreement error: Non-third person verb with 'he/she'
does not find error in:She came in through the back door lest she be seen.
does not find error in:He stole out of the house without anyone seeing him.
does not find error in:I find it hard to understand how anyone seeking a position in public life could demonstrate...
does not find error in:He was busy, he said, in having someone submit to a monkey-gland operation.
does not find error in:What's he going to do?
does not find error in:What's he going to do?
does not find error in:Richard J. Hughes made his Morris County debut in his bid for the Democratic gubernatorial elections.
does not find error in:... last night got its seven-concert Beethoven cycle at Carnegie Hall off to a good start.
does not find error in:... and through knowing Him better to become happier and more effective people.
IMPROVED RULEAgreement error: Third person verb with a non-third person pronoun
finds error in:I rarely has a bad day.
finds error in:They works here.
finds error in:They always works here.
finds error in:You works here.
does not find error in:We make a lot of mistakes.
does not find error in:Am I nuts?
does not find error in:We make a lot of mistakes.
does not find error in:One of you thinks that this is possible.
does not find error in:Be sure the man nearest you is awake.
does not find error in:You guys remember that.
does not find error in:How many times do I have to tell you he isn't here?
IMPROVED RULEAgreement error: past participle without 'have'
finds error in:You could been from Russia.
finds error in:You can gone from Russia.
finds error in:You can been gone from Russia.
finds error in:It can been seen at night.
finds error in:You used to been stupid.
does not find error in:They should break away from Russia.
does not find error in:They shall break away from Russia.
does not find error in:I knew almost exactly what the will had said.
does not find error in:They shall break away from Russia.
does not find error in:They need to do this.
IMPROVED RULEAgreement: 'a' + plural word
does not find error in:Atlas District, an arts and entertainment district in the Near Northeast
does not find error in:"The murderer," wrote Schopenhauer, "who is condemned to death according to the law must, it is true, be now used as a mere means, and with complete right."
does not find error in:It's a ten minutes walk to the bus stop.
does not find error in:The only exception to this is that if a defendant appeals a conviction for a crime.
IMPROVED RULEAgreement: 'been' or 'was' + past tense
does not find error in:The other patrons were taxi drivers.
does not find error in:The area the center of which is here was bombed.
IMPROVED RULEAgreement: 'have' + past/present tense
finds error in:I've modify this.
does not find error in:Have you thought of any good plans?
IMPROVED RULEAgreement: Mass/singular noun + non-third person verb
finds error in:The dog eat.
does not find error in:Reporting sample size analysis is generally required in psychology.
does not find error in:The committee are all against it.
does not find error in:The committee are all against it.
IMPROVED RULEArticles: a + uncountable noun
finds error in:A knowledge is power.
finds error in:A nice accommodation is too expensive.
finds error in:A good knowledge is power.
finds error in:A very nice accommodation is too expensive.
finds error in:A very good knowledge is too time-consuming.
does not find error in:Knowledge is power.
does not find error in:A knowledge of accounting was necessary for the job.
does not find error in:I have a little money.
does not find error in:Knowledge is power.
does not find error in:A little knowledge of accounting was necessary for the job.
does not find error in:My wife's part-time job brings in a little extra money.
does not find error in:A very little knowledge of accounting was necessary for the job.
IMPROVED RULEArticles: article missing before a countable noun
does not find error in:This is Chapter 2.
does not find error in:Different as our minds are, yours has nourished mine.
does not find error in:Last year Beyeler arranged to sell $1,500,000.
does not find error in:At least one white student at Georgia got through this ritual.
does not find error in:In October 1944, he was appointed state warden and chief of the Forest Fire Section.
does not find error in:The typical U.S. daily menu, says Dr. Keys, contains 3,000 calories
does not find error in:I find the cleaner, less razor-edged monophonic version more interesting.
does not find error in:Majestic Pick comes next.
does not find error in:Nearby Foggy Bottom is ousting Negroes.
does not find error in:Cousin Emma is alone in that big old house and won't hear to parting from it.
does not find error in:It appeared as something she could not at first cope with.
does not find error in:$30,000 state grant authorized by Gov. Vandiver
does not find error in:Guests came by chartered plane from all over the country.
does not find error in:The data for boy 34 appear in Figure 3.
does not find error in:Chinese Empire under the Ch'in dynasty (221-207 B.C.)
does not find error in:American technology in engine and hull design is excellent.
does not find error in:22% of his total list as against 3.5% in mine.
does not find error in:In the system shown in Fig. 7-1, the accelerometer output is amplified.
does not find error in:Soon after Loper leaked the news that Frankie had ordered two...
does not find error in:Then Jesus arrived at Jordan from Galilee.
does not find error in:Goodis voiced his objection before City Council's Finance Committee.
does not find error in:During Oersted's attendance at the university, it was dull.
does not find error in:During fiscal year 1959, six courses were conducted.
IMPROVED RULEComparison with 'as'
does not find error in:This strikes me as less than a satisfactory expression of appreciation.
IMPROVED RULENo 'more' or 'most' before comparatives
finds error in:Kyoto is a most older city.
finds error in:It's more worse thing.
does not find error in:Kyoto is an older city.
does not find error in:It was for the worse.
does not find error in:I'll write more later.
does not find error in:No more customer service
does not find error in:We can only bring one more smaller suitcase as that's all that will fit in the rental car in Toronto.
IMPROVED RULENon-infinitive verb after modal verbs
finds error in:I would definitely has that.
finds error in:A proposed northern bypass of Birmingham will designated as I-422.
finds error in:Since he does not really has any connection with us...
finds error in:Sorry but am a newbie and didn't clearly understood this approach.
does not find error in:Confederate commanders would need it should troops pass that way in retreat.
does not find error in:Warnings did go ignored.
does not find error in:I didn't - understood?
IMPROVED RULEPossessive apostrophe error
does not find error in:He made his final report to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on U.S. affairs abroad.
does not find error in:He gave the customers chips or checks or premium points.
does not find error in:Gershwin overlays the slow blues theme from section B in the final “Grandioso.”
does not find error in:All Souls College, Oxford
IMPROVED RULEPossessive form instead of plural
does not find error in:The whole sky's caved in.
does not find error in:His throat's shut.
IMPROVED RULEPossible agreement error 'there're' + singular noun
does not find error in:There are never fewer than eight of them on stage.
does not find error in:There are some even now.
IMPROVED RULEPossible agreement error 'there's' + plural noun
does not find error in:There's lots of time left.
IMPROVED RULEPossible agreement error: 'many/several/few' + singular countable noun
does not find error in:The state legislature gerrymandered the few Birmingham legislative seats.
IMPROVED RULEPossible agreement error: 'many/several/few' + uncountable noun
finds error in:I have many red wine.
finds error in:I have many red wine and a lot is happening this spring.
finds error in:I have a number of wine.
does not find error in:This ended in death-like trances with many lying exhausted and panting on chair and floor.
does not find error in:There are many good wine and food festivals this spring.
IMPROVED RULEPossible agreement error: numeral + singular countable noun
does not find error in:I'll be in my office from ten tomorrow.
does not find error in:Willard Olvey, 18, of 963 Ponce De Leon Ave., was there last year.
does not find error in:The World War 2 German bomber rolled down a runway and took off.
does not find error in:Volume dipped to 3.28 million shares from 3.98 million Monday.
does not find error in:It is five and seventeen.
does not find error in:Last week the board, by a 4 to 3 vote, decided to ask voters.
does not find error in:Before he was forty Griffith had created the art of the film.
does not find error in:In the 1860 - 70 decade there are many poems like Revulsion.
does not find error in:And also a twin 15 mm version based on the Light Tank Mk.
does not find error in:The right half is split into two silver and black triangles.
does not find error in:List of players to wear the number 14 shirt since Johan Cruyff's departure
does not find error in:She said he would be sixteen next month.
does not find error in:The screen is fixed to the 640 × 400 1-bit mono mode, and no external video port was provided.
does not find error in:Game board with 108 spaces arranged in a 12 by 9 array
does not find error in:In the United States, the song peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, paving the way for their first album and their first trip as a group there.
IMPROVED RULEPossible agreement error: plural noun + singular verb
finds error in:The black dogs barks loudly.
does not find error in:The Canadian Badlands has much to offer.
IMPROVED RULESmart quotes (“”)
finds error in:Achilles is mentioned in the song "57821", by Janelle Monáe ft.
finds error in:American baseball player nicknamed "The Animal"
does not find error in:Economy class seats have a seat pitch of 31-33"
IMPROVED RULEVBG theyre (their)
finds error in:These are they're best clothes.
does not find error in:These are their best clothes.
IMPROVED RULEVerb missing after personal pronoun and adverb at beginning of sentence.
does not find error in:He really didn't know how to fly.
IMPROVED RULEWord order: Wrong position of adverb, e.g. 'Always I am happy. (I am always happy.)'
does not find error in:Hardly.
IMPROVED RULEWrong negated forms ('not... nothing' instead 'not... anything')
finds error in:I didn't notice nothing wrong.
IMPROVED RULEZero or indefinite article ('a'/'an') before superlatives
finds error in:The guy is funniest friend.
finds error in:The guy is least funny friend.
finds error in:The guy is best driver.
does not find error in:He made a fortune by writing a best selling novel.
does not find error in:He is my best friend.
does not find error in:Confucianism was particularly strong during the Han Dynasty, whose greatest thinker was Dong Zhongshu.
does not find error in:American placed the "largest aircraft order in history" in July 2011, purchasing 460 "next generation" Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 aircraft for delivery between 2013 and 2022.
does not find error in:Second largest & busiest Railway station in Asia.
does not find error in:Historian Samuel Walker writes that the ACLU’s “greatest impact on American life” was its role in persuading the Supreme Court to constitutionalize so many public controversies.
does not find error in:He is at least my friend.
does not find error in:He is least likely to come.
does not find error in:He is my best friend.
IMPROVED RULEa hundreds (hundred)
does not find error in:It would go up to 21 millions by 1966.
IMPROVED RULEabbreviations with spaces in between (e. g.)
does not find error in:E. G. Erdos, L. E. Boggs, C. D. Mackey
IMPROVED RULEadvice (advise)
does not find error in:I could offer you advice, Tomas, but you wouldn't heed it.
IMPROVED RULEaffect vs effect
finds error in:That might adversely effect the bottom line.
finds error in:She was badly effected.
does not find error in:That might affect the bottom line.
does not find error in:She was badly affected.
IMPROVED RULEany body (anybody)
finds error in:Can any one point me to the right direction?
does not find error in:But the Communists never gave sufficient provocation at any one time for the United States to want to risk a limited or an all-out war over Laos.
IMPROVED RULEbelieve (belief)
finds error in:It is the believe of the people.
does not find error in:Mr. Kennedy, Mr. White believes, had mastered politics on so many different levels that no other American could match him.
does not find error in:We all believe that it's true.
does not find error in:My sister believes that I'll end up with someone really generic.
IMPROVED RULEcant (can't)
does not find error in:... despite all the modern cant to the contrary.
IMPROVED RULEdoes ... 3rd person verb
does not find error in:What it does: increases rate of gain and improves feed efficiency.
does not find error in:Does Lincoln Mills suggest that if Congress granted jurisdiction over interstate divorce cases, the federal courts would be authorized to fashion a national law for the dissolution of marriages?
does not find error in:Everyone also who does what is just (righteous) has been born of him.
does not find error in:It seems like as technologies emerge, I love to jump on the bandwagon around the end of the urlLink early adopters phase -- and then it either does or doesn't integrate well with my life.
does not find error in:The only reason Bobby does it is because he knows I would SMACK him if he didn't.
IMPROVED RULEfrom/form
does not find error in:Where is this from?
IMPROVED RULEin the moment (currently)
does not find error in:But in the moment of truth everyone could see that.
IMPROVED RULEit is no (not/now)
finds error in:It is no hard to make a decision.
does not find error in:It is no ordinary household shrine.
does not find error in:There was the slight pain, but it was no different from the throbbing in his head.
does not find error in:To hit running prey, it's no good to ponder the problem for long.
does not find error in:You say it's no BIG deal, but to me it is.
does not find error in:If you count to three, you'll see it's no emergency, you'll see I'm not the enemy.
IMPROVED RULEits vs. it's
finds error in:For all it's wonderful moments of humor...
finds error in:Amid it's wonderful moments of humor...
finds error in:For all it's perfection, I could not really like it.
finds error in:Alongside it's coast, there were boats.
finds error in:Its frustrating.
finds error in:Well, its gonna take some time.
finds error in:Its OK.
finds error in:Well, its okay.
finds error in:The cat was on it's own in the large house.
finds error in:The country's crisis was of it's own making.
finds error in:What are it's benefits?
finds error in:There are so many things like about Coney Island, such as it's old-school charm.
finds error in:From all it's windows streamed glorious banners.
finds error in:I was confused by all it's footnotes.
finds error in:It's approach was signaled by crunching leaves.
finds error in:She had trouble with it's tiny buttons.
finds error in:And above it's veranda loomed an ominous cloud.
finds error in:And its had a mention at the Labour Party Conference this morning..
does not find error in:Above all it's important to note they're disgusting.
does not find error in:After all it's my birthday weekend.
does not find error in:Above all it's important to note they're disgusting.
does not find error in:Above all it's important to note they're disgusting.
does not find error in:I mean after all it's just a bandaid.
does not find error in:But all in all it's all good to be home again.
does not find error in:Second of all it's nine at night.
does not find error in:But most of all it's the atmosphere.
does not find error in:All in all it's just another brick in the wall.
does not find error in:Above all it's important to note they're disgusting.
does not find error in:The Service has not said what its next step will be.
does not find error in:But mostly, I feel it because I see its poison working its way out of me and on to those around me as repercussions of my actions.
does not find error in:London is a necropolis, its every corner the site of a murder, its soil a pudding of blood and tears.
does not find error in:It's frustrating.
does not find error in:It was mainly because of its burgeoning economy.
does not find error in:No wonder Melissa responded so completely to its beckoning.
does not find error in:That may be extended to Cambridge and its surrounding countryside.
does not find error in:It's OK.
does not find error in:The cat was on its own in the large house.
does not find error in:The country's crisis was of its own making.
does not find error in:I know it's cliche but time really does go faster and faster the older you get.
does not find error in:I think it's PMS time.
does not find error in:I can't believe it's birthday time again already!
does not find error in:We liked a lot about the biology course, such as its pace of learning.
does not find error in:From all its windows streamed glorious banners.
does not find error in:I was confused by all its footnotes.
does not find error in:I was informed of its approach by the crunching leaves.
does not find error in:She had trouble with its tiny buttons.
does not find error in:And above its veranda loomed an ominous cloud.
does not find error in:It may even lead to its going out of business.
does not find error in:It's had a huge impact on me.
does not find error in:Well, you know, kinda strange though, considering it's not Christmas.
does not find error in:I've been hearing it's supposed to snow tonight.
does not find error in:I'm assuming it's a suicide.
does not find error in:For the first fifteen or twenty minutes it's possible to be more or less interested.
does not find error in:Who says it's going to be published?
does not find error in:He thinks it's funny too.
does not find error in:After work it is just too hard, and during weekends it's just too far away.
does not find error in:I've been waved off so many times it's hard to overcome my conditioning.
does not find error in:It seems it's like a flu shot.
does not find error in:My mom claims it's radiation.
does not find error in:I think at times it's very easy to be overwhelmed by facts and figures.
does not find error in:It depends whose hands it's in.
does not find error in:And the funny thing is it's okay.
does not find error in:And when you're with a big group of friends it's even more fun.
IMPROVED RULElet's (lets)
finds error in:It's up to you three so lets hear your ideas
finds error in:Lets all go home.
does not find error in:It lets you sleep all night.
IMPROVED RULElose (loose)
finds error in:What do you do if your tooth gets knocked lose?
IMPROVED RULEno/now
does not find error in:There was evidently no thought of their being published.
IMPROVED RULEon going (ongoing)
does not find error in:She insisted on going for a drive.
IMPROVED RULEones (one's)
does not find error in:These were the ones Keith sought out.
IMPROVED RULEprincipal (principle)
finds error in:In this discussion we have endeavored to do this: to point out basic principals of liberty in which all people can believe.
does not find error in:Each award of more than $1,000 in principal amount
IMPROVED RULEquite (quiet)
does not find error in:Not quite.
IMPROVED RULEsome faculty... (some faculty members...)
does not find error in:No faculty member has too many committee assignments.
IMPROVED RULEto/two (too) late/soon/much
does not find error in:I've never been to Paris.
IMPROVED RULEtoo go (to go)
does not find error in:I too have a son; he's 40 now.
IMPROVED RULEwere (where/we)
does not find error in:Such mannerisms would be less worthy of remark, were it not that in Great Expectations, as in no other of Dickens' novels, hands serve as a leitmotif of plot and theme -- a kind of unifying symbol or natural metaphor for the book's complex of human interrelationships and the values and attitudes that motivate them.
does not find error in:Two of them were police radio cars.
IMPROVED RULEyour (you're)
finds error in:Your so annoying!
does not find error in:Your singing puts professional singers to shame.
does not find error in:Your loving friend
does not find error in:Your singing puts professional singers to shame.
does not find error in:Your loving friend
IMPROVED RULEyour (you're)
does not find error in:Let me know what you're up to.
does not find error in:If you're drunk don't take the wheel of a car.
does not find error in:You're old enough to know better.
does not find error in:You're forever making mistakes.
does not find error in:You're in perky form, aren't you?
does not find error in: You're man enough to let her play, she's experimental and confident enough to do it.
does not find error in:You're Arthur Willis.
REMOVED RULEReadability: Three nouns in a row
REMOVED RULEabout whos (possessive)
REMOVED RULEall the + singular (plural) noun + verb
REMOVED RULEcan been (can be)
REMOVED RULEcan't breath (breathe)
REMOVED RULEits rule (possessive)