Hello,teachers! Are these words in the correct order?

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Harry12345

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Hello,teachers! Are these words in the correct order? Thank you!:)

I do it always.
I do it sometimes.
I do it often
I do it never.

I go shopping always.
I go shopping sometimes.
I go shopping often.
I go shopping never.
 

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I believe it's:
I always do it.
Sometimes I do it.
I often do it.
I never do it.

I always go shopping.
Sometimes I go shopping.
I often go shopping.
I never go shopping.


Let's see what the other members will say.

Cheers!
 

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I believe it's:
I always do it.
Sometimes I do it.
I often do it.
I never do it.

I always go shopping.
Sometimes I go shopping.
I often go shopping.
I never go shopping.


Let's see what the other members will say.

Cheers!

Absolutely correct. Terms of regularity generally go between the person and the verb, except with "to be".

I am never angry.
He is always tired.
 

Harry12345

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Thank you very much! I agree with you that we should put these words between person and verb. But I want to know if they are correct in that order. Because I saw a sentence in a book: I do it often . I got confused.

Thank you again.:):up:
 

emsr2d2

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Thank you very much! I agree with you that we should put these words between person and verb. But I want to know if they are correct in that order. Because I saw a sentence in a book: I do it often . I got confused.

Thank you again.:):up:

"Often" can actually be place in the middle or at the end quite frequently, especially with a modifier.

I go there quite often.
I do that often (though I would say "I often do that).
 

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Thank you!:) How about other words? Can all of them be put at the end?
 

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Thank you!:) How about other words? Can all of them be put at the end?


Some can, some can't!

I always do that - yes.
I do that always - no.

I never do that - yes.
I do that never - no.

I frequently do that - yes.
I do that frequently - yes.

I often do that - yes.
I do that often - yes.

I rarely do that - yes.
I do that rarely - hmm, I wouldn't use it but it's OK.

I sometimes do that - yes.
I do that sometimes - yes.

To be honest, it's frequently a case of what just sounds right, which I realise is difficult for non-native speakers to spot!
 
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