bear is an animal /bare is blank which is what bare hands mean. Why doesn't grammarily accept this?


Also why doesn't it accept ASPCA ?

See example:

When I hear about someone using them for research, I get so angry that I could tear them apart using my bare hands.
asked Jun 29 '12 at 21:59 Dollie Mason New member

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Misspelling of bare --> It appears that Grammarly has been having problems with its spelling engine. "Bare" is correctly spelled and appears as the last correction option. You should alert Grammarly Support (see link at the bottom of the page) to this problem (we are just volunteers on this forum).


ASPCA is an acronym. Most computer spelling dictionaries do not have complete lists of acronyms and will show them as misspellings. Ignore it.


A better definition of bare is not clothed or covered.  Your bare hands are not covered -- without gloves or protection.

link comment answered Jun 30 '12 at 01:36 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow

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