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What is the correct word order of the verb to be and already?

There is already a price tag.

Or:

There already is a price tag.

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Usually you would put the adverb first and is second, unless you wanted to give special emphasis to the word is (as if stressing the word when speaking: "There already is a price tag!")

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Most speakers would shorten "There is" to "There's" so "There's already a price tag" would be the most common speaking version.

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I myself would say "There's a price tag already". (just to add further confusion)

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