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    Could you help tell me which of the sentences are correct as regards the placement of the adverbial clause, "this morning"?

    1. The answer is in the book this morning I asked you to read.

    2. The answer is in the book I asked you to read this morning.

    3. The answer is in the book I asked you this morning to read
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    Quote Originally Posted by spenser View Post
    Could you help tell me which of the sentences are correct as regards the placement of the adverbial clause, "this morning"?

    1. The answer is in the book this morning I asked you to read. looks too clumsy to me

    2. The answer is in the book I asked you to read this morning.

    3. The answer is in the book I asked you this morning to read
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    this is all right, but it's a so-called split infinitive, so I wouldn't recommend this use.

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