Considering easily as an attitude or manner adverb, which of the following is correct?
He could easily have been killed.
He could have been easily killed.
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According to the Cambridge dictionary, adverbs of manner "usually go in end position.
They sometimes go in mid position if the adverb is not the most important part of the clause or if the object is very long."
"Where there is more than one verb, mid position means after the first auxiliary verb or after a modal verb:
The government has occasionally been forced to change its mind. (after the first auxiliary verb)
You can definitely never predict what will happen. (after a modal verb)
We mightn’t ever have met. (after the modal verb and before the auxiliary verb)"