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I am trying to form a sentence. Would you help me form it?

"Antivirus program producers are almost everyday launching updated releases (of their programs) and updating virus signatures."

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Everyday is an adjective. Write Antivirus program producers release updated programs and virus signatures almost every day.
 

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Everyday is an adjective. Write Antivirus program producers release updated programs and virus signatures almost every day.

Are there big differences between "everyday" and "every day"? You did not just divide every and day but you changed their place in the sentence.

Would you also check this one:

"Antivirus program producers are almost every day release updated programs and virus signatures." ?

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Are there big differences between "everyday" and "every day"? You did not just divide every and day but you changed their place in the sentence.
As Piscean notes above, "everyday" is an adjective and "every day" is an adverbial phrase. You usually wear your everyday shoes, but when you go out, you put on your dress shoes. You brush your teeth every day. The adverbial phrase usually follows the phrase that it modifies; that's why I moved every day to the end of the sentence.

Would you also check this one:

"Antivirus program producers are almost every day release updated programs and virus signatures." ?
If you follow the subject with "are" and another verb (are ... release), the second verb has to be a participle: Antivirus program producers are releasing updated programs and virus signatures almost every day. The present continuous would only be natural here if this phrase were part of a longer sentence: To combat the recent spate of malware, antivirus software producers are (or have been) releasing updated programs and virus signatures almost every day. If you're describing a general condition, use the present simple.
 

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Would you also check this one?

"Antivirus program producers are almost every day releasing updated programs and virus signatures." `[STRIKE]?[/STRIKE]
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Would you also check this one?

"Antivirus program producers are almost every day releasing updated programs and virus signatures."

Is the above correct-variant of proposed one which is :"Antivirus program producers are releasing updated programs and virus signatures almost every day, with the different position of adverbial phrase?

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Would you also check this one?

"Antivirus program producers are almost every day releasing updated programs and virus signatures."

Is the above a correct (no hyphen) variant of this proposed one? [strike]which is :[/strike] "Antivirus program producers are releasing updated programs and virus signatures almost every day," with the different position of the adverbial phrase?
It's grammatically correct but, as I said in post #5, not natural. The adverbial phrase should usually follow the text that it modifies.

I also explained in that post why the continuous tense would only work in some specific contexts.

To reiterate: the quoted sentence is very unnatural.

Never put a space before a colon.
 

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It's grammatically correct but, as I said in post #5, not natural. The adverbial phrase should usually follow the text that it modifies.

I also explained in that post why the continuous tense would only work in some specific contexts.

To reiterate: the quoted sentence is very unnatural.

Never put a space before a colon.

For being sure:

1. Is follow=come after in "The adverbial phrase should usually follow the text that it modifies." If so I have always think follow in reverse way.
2. Is not putting a space after a punctuation mark general case, i.e always happens?

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[STRIKE]For being[/STRIKE] To be sure:

1. [STRIKE]Is[/STRIKE] Does follow=come after in "The adverbial phrase should usually follow the text that it modifies." If so, I have always [STRIKE]think[/STRIKE] thought that follow [STRIKE]in reverse way[/STRIKE] means the opposite.
2. [STRIKE]Is not[/STRIKE] Isn't putting a space after a punctuation mark the general case, i.e it always happens?

Thank you.

1. In this context, it means "come after". If you're talking about moving vehicles, for example, the car which is "following" is behind the other car. 2. Put a space after a comma, full stop, question mark, exclamation mark, colon, semi-colon, closing brackets. Don't put a space before any of them.

Thread closed. We are veering away from the original question unnecessarily again.
 
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