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    Question confuse to use "always"

    Dear teacher,

    Can anyone tell me when should i use word "always"? Please correct me if i'm wrong

    1. i will always remember you.
    2. I will remember you always.
    3. I am always thinking of you


    ayumi

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    Default Re: confuse to use "always"

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    Selamat datang Ayumi

    Confused about using 'always'

    Quote Originally Posted by ayumi182 View Post
    Dear teacher,

    Can anyone tell me when should i I should use the word "always"? Please correct me if i'm wrong

    1. i will always remember you.
    2. I will remember you always.
    3. I am always thinking of you


    ayumi
    Yours sentences are fine.
    Last edited by tedtmc; 04-Jan-2012 at 08:22.

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    Default Re: confuse to use "always"

    Quote Originally Posted by ayumi182 View Post
    Dear teacher,

    Can anyone tell me when should i use word "always"? Please correct me if i'm wrong

    1. i will always remember you.
    2. I will remember you always.
    3. I am always thinking of you


    ayumi
    I think your question is wrong. You seem to be asking where to put always in a sentence.
    Asking "When should I use 'always'?" means, "In what situations should I use 'always'?" - basically, "What does it mean?"

    Assuming that you mean the former, there's usually a choice of where to put the word, as there [usually] is with adverbs in general, [usually].
    At the end of the sentence, and between a modal and the main verb are two common places to place an adverb, but there are others.

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    Default Re: confuse to use "always"

    hi tedtmc!
    terima kasih!

    I know my grammar is poor thank you for correcting my sentences. :)

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    Can anyone tell me when should i use word "always"?
    Agree with Raymott about the way the question is asked. You can say:
    Can someone tell me if I have used the word "always" correctly in the following sentences:

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    Default Re: confuse to use "always"

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    I think your question is wrong. You seem to be asking where to put always in a sentence.
    Asking "When should I use 'always'?" means, "In what situations should I use 'always'?" - basically, "What does it mean?"

    Assuming that you mean the former, there's usually a choice of where to put the word, as there [usually] is with adverbs in general, [usually].
    At the end of the sentence, and between a modal and the main verb are two common places to place an adverb, but there are others.
    Hi Raymott!
    Thank you for your advise. Sometime i get confuse how to arrange my sentences because I'm always using my native language in my daily conversation. I think the more i use english the more i can understand what are you talking about. Sorry Raymott i can't get you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ayumi182 View Post
    Hi Raymott!
    Thank you for your advise. Sometime i get confuse how to arrange my sentences because I'm always using my native language in my daily conversation. I think the more i use english the more i can understand what are you talking about. Sorry Raymott i can't get you.
    Never mind. That's certainly happened before.

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    Default Re: confuse to use "always"

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    I think your question is wrong. You seem to be asking where to put always in a sentence.
    Asking "When should I use 'always'?" means, "In what situations should I use 'always'?" - basically, "What does it mean?"

    Assuming that you mean the former, there's usually a choice of where to put the word, as there [usually] is with adverbs in general, [usually].
    At the end of the sentence, and between a modal and the main verb are two common places to place an adverb, but there are others.
    Don't you mean all adverbs can be put at the end of the sentences? I have learnt that there are some kinds of adverb which can't be put at the end of the sentence otherwise we use them incorrectly. And I remember adverbs of frequency are of such kinds, so the words 'always', 'often', 'usually', 'sometimes', 'rarely', ... are always put after 'to be' verb or between a modal and the main verb, not put at the end. I am not sure if I get the wrong thing from my bad memory and I hope to see your confirmation as well as other teachers' on this.
    Thank you very much!

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    Default Re: confuse to use "always"

    Quote Originally Posted by crazYgeeK View Post
    Don't you mean all adverbs can be put at the end of the sentences?
    I've re-read what I wrote, and I can confirm that I did not mean that all adverbs can be put at the end of a sentence.
    I would also agree with you that there are some that can't be put at the end of a sentence.

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