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Questions tagged [adverb-position]

The position of an adverb often depends on the kind of adverb (manner, place, time, degree) and if the word being modified is a verb or an adjective.

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Can 'too'be used immediately after the subject?

Let her too wake up to a hot coffee. (or) Let her wake up to a hot cup of coffee too. Here I am trying to convey that what she does for you everyday, you do it for her too. I want to use the ...
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Is it ok to use “finally” at the end of the sentence like this?

Is it OK to use finally at the end of the sentence like this? I am a teacher finally. Or are the below ones only possible? I finally am a teacher. I am finally a teacher. Most people ...
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Adverb position

She smiled shyly. She shyly smiled. which sentence is right? if the position of Adverb is not important, is it acceptable to write "Fast he runs" like this, then? it sounds weird, but it might ...
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“in favor” used adverbially

I'd like to know whether the phrase "in favor" can be used adverbially, e.g. They all voted in favor.
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Correct way to use the word “respectively”

I have the following sentence: Moreover, we use adjectives 'Borel' and 'finite' if, respectively, a measure is defined on the Borel sigma-algebra and it has finite values only. Usually I put '...
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Placement of adverbials

Max prepares the tea with an electric heater in his shop every day. Max prepares the tea in his shop every day with an electric heater. I am bit confused about how to use these kinds of ...
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Does the word ‘not’ modify verbs beforehand or afterward?

I have had some trouble recently with the word not, and people being confused by my use of it. I suppose I made some incorrect logical connection with it. A friend and I were discussing the placement ...
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The adverb between a conjunction and a subject

Is it possible to locate an adverb between a conjunction and a subject? For instance, is the following sentence grammatically correct? : 'Although usually he eats out, he decided to make his own meal ...
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Position of Adverb 'indiscriminately'

It was all the same colour and shape; all ran into one and as the green carpet overspread vaults and rocks indiscriminately everything melted away before my eyes. Is the word indiscriminately used ...
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Function of “about”- practised physiotherapy for about 6 months

I practised physiotherapy for about 6 months. I understand that "about" can take forms such as an adv, adj, preposition. Though I can rephrase the sentence, however, I am curious to find out what ...