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    #1

    Which adverbs can't go before a verb?

    Tell me if any below are wrong.

    I absolutely like
    I absolutely don't like
    I extremely like
    I extremely don't like
    I completely like
    I completely don't like
    I most/more/less/least/better/best like

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    Re: Which adverbs can't go before a verb?

    I absolutely like (absolutely is being used like this quite a lot nowadays)
    I absolutely don't like
    I extremely like
    I extremely don't like
    I completely like - possibly
    I completely don't like
    I most/more/less/least/better/best like we would be more likely to use these after the verb- I like x more, I 'most/least like' is OK.

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    Re: Which adverbs can't go before a verb?

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I most/more/less/least/better/best like we would be more likely to use these after the verb- I like x more, I 'most/least like' is OK.
    So is "I more/less/better/best like" wrong?
    And these?
    I somewhat want to ...
    I somewhat don't want to ...
    I somewhat think that ...
    I somewhat don't think that ...
    I somewhat like ...
    I somewhat don't like ...
    Last edited by dihen; 17-Jan-2006 at 16:17.

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    Re: Which adverbs can't go before a verb?

    Your somewhat examples are OK in the positive, but I don't like the negatives very much- I would be more likely to say 'sort of'.

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