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    Default only....at the end of the sentence

    Hi,

    Suzan drank a glass of tea only.
    The quests eat vegetables only.
    They accept signed papers only.
    The clup is for old people only.

    I could't understand what the meaning of the ''only'' used at the end of the sentence means. Could you please explain that?

    Thanks....

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    Default Re: only....at the end of the sentence

    She drank a glass of tea, and nothing else.
    They eat vegetables, and nothing else.

    You could put it before "a glass of tea" or "vegetable" or "singed papers" or "for old people" but putting it as the end is emphatic.
    Don't put it before the verb.

    Guests - not quests
    Club - not clup
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: only....at the end of the sentence

    Signed - not singed.

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