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    navi tasan is offline Key Member
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    Default position of adverbials

    -Do you drive your car often?
    1-No, by car I only go to work.

    -How did you get to Lyon?
    2-By train we went to Paris and then by car we went to Lyon.


    Are sentence 1 and 2 acceptable?

    I generally place the adverbs at the end, but I wanted to see if these worked.

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    Default Re: position of adverbials

    I'm not a teacher. You could say that if you want to emphasise the vehicles.

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    Default Re: position of adverbials

    The first one doesn't work at all.

    The second one sounds highly unnatural.

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    Default Re: position of adverbials

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    -Do you drive your car often?
    1-No, by car I only go to work.

    -How did you get to Lyon?
    2-By train we went to Paris and then by car we went to Lyon.


    Are sentence 1 and 2 acceptable?

    I generally place the adverbs at the end, but I wanted to see if these worked.
    I am not a teacher, but i reckon the following sentence works:
    only by car do i go to work

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