Which one is (more) correct?

might very easily have had a different result


might have very easily had a different result

  • What do Google Ngrams for might very easily have had and might have very easily had suggest? And try substituting 'well' for 'very easily'. – Edwin Ashworth Dec 27 '16 at 14:16

More correct? Neither, really. Both are perfectly acceptable and essentially equivalent. It's just a matter of personal preference and which one sounds better to the ear, which is a matter of opinion and easily varies from person to person. But in terms of correctness, it's six of one, half dozen of the other.


There's no difference, basically, between the two besides arbitrary word placement.

In other words:

Besides arbitrary word placement, there's basically no difference between the two.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.