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    Position of the adverb 'quickly' in a question'

    Hi Teachers,
    Which question is correct?
    a) Where did he quickly run?
    b) Where did he run quickly?

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: Position of the adverb 'quickly' in a question'

    Quote Originally Posted by learning54 View Post
    Hi Teachers,
    Which question is correct?
    a) Where did he quickly run?
    b) Where did he run quickly?

    Thanks in advance
    The general rule for placement of adverbs of manner in questions is to place the adverb after the main verb, that is, not between an auxiliary and the main verb.

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    Re: Position of the adverb 'quickly' in a question'

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    The general rule for placement of adverbs of manner in questions is to place the adverb after the main verb, that is, not between an auxiliary and the main verb.
    Hi,
    Thank you very much for your reply.

    Best,
    L54

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