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  1. JJ!!
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    Thumbs up use of adverbs

    Can adverbs be used at the end of a sentence, eg "Where is she at?". What is the rule? Please quote it. Thanks for helping and Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas! James

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    Re: use of adverbs

    Hi JJ -
    Sentences like that are (I think) the origin of the "don't end a sentence with a preposition" rule, which is without validity in most other situations.

    It's a preposition, not an adverb, and it's one sentence in particular that sounds like nails on a chalkboard to me. It's non-standard.

    Where is she? Where are you?

    Not Where's she at? or "Where're you at?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: use of adverbs

    [QUOTE=JJ!!;540032]Can adverbs be used at the end of a sentence, ........... ?" absolutely!
    If you study hard, your English will improve quickly.


    James[

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