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Questions tagged [focusing-adverbs]

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“Typical liberal bulls-t” or “typically liberal bulls-t”?

My liberal friend wrote that he's gonna do some research soon. I asked, "Into what?" "[Redacted.] Typically liberal bullshit," he replied self-depricatingly. Then he corrects himself: "*typical" But ...
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Just for vs. For just [closed]

In the sentence, "Close your eyes, for just a moment..." which is more correct: "For just a moment;" "Just for a moment?" Thanks
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Are focusing adverbs exceptions of adverb definitions?

“Adverbs characteristically modify verbs and other categories except nouns, especially adjectives and adverbs.” (The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language, p.563) “The basic division, then, ...