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    "I have eaten meal quickly" or "I have quickly eaten meal"

    Hi everyone!
    I'm confused with this:
    which one is right grammatically and acceptable ?
    "I have eaten meal quickly" or "I have quickly eaten meal"
    My friend says you must put adverbs before past participle. Is it right?
    Thanks!

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    Re: "I have eaten meal quickly" or "I have quickly eaten meal"

    Neither one is a natural sentence.
    "I ate the meal quickly."
    "I quickly ate the meal."
    Both of the above are acceptable. They have slightly different meanings.
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    Re: "I have eaten meal quickly" or "I have quickly eaten meal"

    But if we skip the meaning, will it right to put "quickly" at the end of the sentence?
    or we have to put it between "have" and "eaten" in my original sentence?

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    Re: "I have eaten meal quickly" or "I have quickly eaten meal"

    Quote Originally Posted by trueheart_205 View Post
    But if we skip the meaning,
    There is no point in 'skipping the meaning' when we are talking about English. I werdaf bre maggi is fine, if we skip the meaning,

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    Re: "I have eaten meal quickly" or "I have quickly eaten meal"

    Quote Originally Posted by trueheart_205 View Post
    Hi everyone!
    I'm confused with this: about something.

    Which one of the following sentences is right grammatically correct and acceptable?

    "I have eaten meal quickly" or "I have quickly eaten meal".

    My friend says you must put adverbs before past participles. Is it that right?
    Thanks!
    Quote Originally Posted by trueheart_205 View Post
    But if we skip the meaning, will is it right to put "quickly" at the end of the sentence or do we have to put it between "have" and "eaten" in my original sentence?
    Please note my amendments above, in red.

    As the others have said, we can't "skip the meaning"!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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