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    Default adverb - word order

    Could you tell me about word order in this sentence below.

    "We cannot live by alone bread."


    I chose "only" instead of "alone" .

    But the model answer is "by bread alone."

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    Default Re: adverb - word order

    Quote Originally Posted by ivygreen View Post
    Could you tell me about word order in this sentence below.

    "We cannot live by alone bread."


    I chose "only" instead of "alone" .

    But the model answer is "by bread alone."
    "by bread alone" is a well known phrase

    "We cannot live by bread alone ."

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    Default Re: adverb - word order

    Dear Naamplao,

    Thank you very much for answering my question.

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