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    #1

    Patrick too was ...

    Which are correct:

    1-I was staring at Jane Patrick too was staring at her lovingly.
    2-I was staring at Jane. Patrick too was staring at her, lovingly.

    3-I was staring at Jane. Patrick was staring at her lovingly too.


    Which imply:
    a-I was staring at her lovingly
    which imply:
    b-I was not staring at her lovingly
    and which:
    c-do not say whether I was staring at her lovingly or not.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.

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    #2

    Re: Patrick too was ...

    # 2 (in red) seems best. This states that "I" stared at Jane, but does not state whether "I" stared at her lovingly or not. It states that Patrick also stared at Jane, and he stared at her lovingly.

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    #3

    Re: Patrick too was ...

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Which are correct:

    1-I was staring at Jane Patrick too was staring at her lovingly.
    2-I was staring at Jane. Patrick too was staring at her, lovingly.

    3-I was staring at Jane. Patrick was staring at her lovingly too.


    Which imply:
    a-I was staring at her lovingly
    which imply:
    b-I was not staring at her lovingly
    and which:
    c-do not say whether I was staring at her lovingly or not.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.
    1 and 3 are difficult, but it would be hard for me the say that either is clear about how you were staring at Jane. 2 is not all that clear either, but it is a better pair of sentences.

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    #4

    Re: Patrick too was ...

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Which are correct:

    1-I was staring at Jane Patrick too was staring at her lovingly.
    2-I was staring at Jane. Patrick too was staring at her, lovingly.

    3-I was staring at Jane. Patrick was staring at her lovingly too.


    Which imply:
    a-I was staring at her lovingly
    which imply:
    b-I was not staring at her lovingly
    and which:
    c-do not say whether I was staring at her lovingly or not.

    Gratefully,
    Navi.
    #1 is wrong, there is a punctuation problem.
    #3 is not natural.
    #2 is the best of a bad bunch.

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