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    order of words

    It doesn´t make much difference where exactly they live.
    Where exactly they live doesn´t make much difference.
    Is the second sentence right? If so, which one is more common in everyday English?

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    Re: order of words

    Quote Originally Posted by beachboy View Post
    It doesn´t make much difference where exactly they live.
    Where exactly they live doesn´t make much difference.
    Is the second sentence right? If so, which one is more common in everyday English?
    Both are correct. The first is more common.
    You can also say:
    Where they live exactly doesn't make much difference.

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