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    Smile adverb

    Where is the correct placement of adverbs in the sentences?

    Is this sentence correct?

    I often sometimes read newspapers.

    Thanks!!!

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    Re: adverb

    Quote Originally Posted by muskrat View Post
    Where is the correct placement of adverbs in the sentences?

    Is this sentence correct?

    I often/sometimes read newspapers.

    Thanks!!!
    You could also say I read newspapers often/sometimes.

    Or, occasionally Often/sometimes I read newspapers

    But this doesn't work:
    I read often/sometimes newspapers.

    As long as you keep the verb and its object together, the position of the adverb is pretty flexible; you can move it around to change stress/emphasis/focus.

    b

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    Talking Re: adverb

    Quote Originally Posted by muskrat View Post
    Where is the correct placement of adverbs in the sentences?

    Is this sentence correct?

    I often sometimes read newspapers.

    Thanks!!!

    as i know, you can not use both of them together. as you use one of them, your sentence is correct.

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