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Which one is (more) correct?

might very easily have had a different result

or

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
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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.

So:

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.

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