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    in (order) to be happy

    I really don't/don't really need a Ferrari in (order) to be happy.

    Is 'order' optional? Is it 'really don't' or 'don't really'?

    Many thanks.

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    Re: in (order) to be happy

    Hi Tan Elaine


    • I don't really need a Ferrari to be happy.
    • I really don't need a Ferrari to be happy.

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    Cool Re: in (order) to be happy

    Obviously the two are fine. In negative sentences, putting the adverb before the negative form of the operator is more emphatic.
    It is okay to say in order to be happy, but sounds a bit stilted to me.

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