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    Word Order

    Which word order sounds more natural in English?
    1. I think this well paid job is OK/good/alright anyway.
    2. This well paid job is OK/good/alright anyway, I think.


    Instead of "well paid job" can I also say "good paid job"?
    3. I think this good paid job is OK/good/alright anyway.

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    Re: Word Order

    Both 1 and 2 are OK.

    3 is ungrammatical.

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    #3

    Re: Word Order

    Quote Originally Posted by Ungifted View Post
    well-paid job
    .

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    Re: Word Order

    Although you'll see "alright" written and accepted in some places, a lot of style guides accept only "all right".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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