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    placement of "sometimes"

    My friends and I are salesclerks and need to use English a lot. We are non-native English speakers. Last week, we talked about the word, sometimes. We were not sure if the position where we placed it in two sentencessss was correct. I would like to write them down.

    (A) Yesterday, I arrived home earlier than I sometimes was.

    (B) I am sometimes not sure how I will plan my future.

    Is placement of "sometimes" correct in the two sentences? Thank you very much.

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    Re: placement of "sometimes"

    Quote Originally Posted by davidtrinh View Post
    My friends and I are sales clerks and need to use English a lot. We are non-native English speakers. Last week, we talked about the word (no comma here) "sometimes". We were not sure if the position where we placed it in two sentencessss was correct. I would like to write them down. I have written them below:

    (A) Yesterday, I arrived home earlier than I sometimes was.
    The position of "sometimes" is OK but the last word should be "do". It would be more natural, though, to use "usually", rather than "sometimes".

    (B) I am sometimes not sure how I will plan my future.
    That's OK.

    Is the placement of "sometimes" correct in the two sentences? Thank you very much.
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    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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