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    Adverb position

    Hi,

    I know that the adverb must always come before the main verb. However, what if the verb is in the negative form?

    - I don't usually go there.
    - I usually don't go there.

    I've already heard both of them, but I'm not sure if the second one is grammaticaly right.

    Thank you.
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    Re: Adverb position

    Quote Originally Posted by BrunaBC View Post
    Hi,

    I know that the adverb must always come before the main verb. However, what if the verb is in the negative form?

    - I don't usually go there.
    - I usually don't go there.

    I've already heard both of them, but I'm not sure if the second one is grammaticaly right.

    Thank you.
    They are both correct. And adverbs do not always have to come before the main verb.

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    Re: Adverb position

    Quote Originally Posted by BrunaBC View Post

    I know that the adverb must always come before the main verb.
    Who told you that? It's incorrect. See the Similar Threads below, which the system has found thanks to your excellent thread title.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 11-Oct-2013 at 09:06.

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