<rule id="MAKE_AN_EFFORTATTEMPT_TRY" name="make an effort|attempt (try)"> <pattern> <token inflected='yes'>make</token> <token regexp='yes'>a|an</token> <token regexp='yes'>try|effort|attempt</token> </pattern> <message>Can this shortened to <suggestion>try</suggestion> and still be correct?</message> <short>Possible wordiness</short> <example correction=''>We should <marker>make an effort</marker> to go.</example> <example>We should try to go.</example> <example correction=''>He's <marker>making an attempt</marker>.</example> <example>He's trying.</example> </rule>
Added to my task list.
Wait… I need to make the suggestion follow the correct POS. Here it is again:
make a|an try|effort|attempt Can this shortened to try and still be correct? Possible wordiness We should make an effort to go. We should try to go. He's making an attempt. He's trying.
Correction–The rule is missing the verb “be” in the feedback. Here is the corrected version. Notice “Can this BE shortened” in the message.
Can this be shortened to try and still be correct? Possible wordiness
The original says, “Can this shortened.”
@Bokomaru , I do not understand your comment.Please give more information.
He’s referring to the message: