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    "They both are correct" or "They are both correct"

    Is saying "They both are correct" instead of "they are both correct" wrong? Also please tell me why.

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    Re: "They both are correct" or "They are both correct"

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    Is saying "They both are correct" instead of "They are both correct" wrong? Also, please tell me why.
    It's not wrong. It's just much less common.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "They both are correct" or "They are both correct"

    "They both are correct" puts more emphasis on the fact that both are, than the original statement, in my opinion.

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    Re: "They both are correct" or "They are both correct"

    I can't help adding a bit to this discussion. The question was whether these two statements are grammatical:
    "They are both correct"
    "They both are correct"

    The answer is, they are both correct. Or, if you prefer, they both are correct.
    Last edited by GoesStation; 30-Aug-2016 at 23:07. Reason: They both were the same.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: "They both are correct" or "They are both correct"

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    "They are both correct"
    "They are both correct"
    Little problem there, GS.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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