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When I normally use "perhaps" (or "maybe") and want to emphasize it, I put it the beginning of the sentence.

Perhaps a better approach is to save the status of the button and restore it.

Now, I want to use a connection ("However") in the same phrase but it seems to me wrong to use "approach" also in the beginning.

So is it correct to put it following the verb? It also sound strange to me.

However, a better approach is perhaps to save the status of the button and restore it.

Is it better to let it in the beginning?

However, perhaps a better approach is to save the status of the button and restore it.

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    Better, or 'Perhaps, however, ...'. Using two reasonably closely related types of words may jar some people's sensitivities; 'However, a better approach may be to save the status of the button and restore it' avoids the juxtaposition. – Edwin Ashworth Oct 16 '14 at 10:21
  • You could alternatively move however like so: Perhaps a better approach, however, is to save the status of the button and restore it. – Araucaria Oct 16 '14 at 14:54
  • If you use the edit button and fiddle about with a full stop or something my name will disappear from under your post! – Araucaria Oct 16 '14 at 14:55
  • Thanks to both. @Araucaria I don't care having your name as editor of my question. – PhoneixS Oct 20 '14 at 7:49
  • @EdwinAshworth I think you comment can be an answer. – PhoneixS Oct 20 '14 at 7:50
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You only need to move the perhaps by a few words. Done. "However, a better approach, perhaps, ..."

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