position of adverbials

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navi tasan

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-Do you drive your car often?
1-No, by car I only go to work.

-How did you get to Lyon?
2-By train we went to Paris and then by car we went to Lyon.


Are sentence 1 and 2 acceptable?

I generally place the adverbs at the end, but I wanted to see if these worked.
 

zmajche

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I'm not a teacher. You could say that if you want to emphasise the vehicles.
 

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The first one doesn't work at all.

The second one sounds highly unnatural.
 

norwolf

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-Do you drive your car often?
1-No, by car I only go to work.

-How did you get to Lyon?
2-By train we went to Paris and then by car we went to Lyon.


Are sentence 1 and 2 acceptable?

I generally place the adverbs at the end, but I wanted to see if these worked.
I am not a teacher, but i reckon the following sentence works:
only by car do i go to work
 
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