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    Abverb positioning

    Hello

    I've recently started work for a new company, and it uses the slogan 'Your truly partner for a better future'. I mentioned to my boss that I thought this was incorrect grammar, but he is adamant that it is right. With the word 'truly' being an adverb I am under the belief that it shouldn't precede a noun (partner). What do you think?

    Thx

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    Re: Abverb positioning

    Quote Originally Posted by D'Jakarta View Post
    Hello

    I've recently started work for a new company, and it uses the slogan 'Your truly partner for a better future'. I mentioned to my boss that I thought this was incorrect grammar, but he is adamant that it is right. With the word 'truly' being an adverb I am under the belief that it shouldn't precede a noun (partner). What do you think?

    Thx
    Of course it's not right.

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    Re: Abverb positioning

    Welcome to the forums.

    You are correct.

    Please take the trouble to write words in full. We don't accept chatspeak like thx on a forum dedicated to good English.

    Rover

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    Re: Abverb positioning

    Unless you're Benny Hill:

    "FUNEX?" (eggs - spoken with a fake Austrian accent)
    "S - VFX"
    "R - FUNEM? (ham)
    "S - VFM"
    "OK. ILF...MNX!"
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 03-Apr-2013 at 08:49. Reason: typo

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