Position of adverbs

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  • Never I go there.

    Votes: 4 2.5%
  • I never go there.

    Votes: 147 93.0%
  • I go never there.

    Votes: 7 4.4%

  • Total voters
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Tdol

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It depends on the type of adverb.
 

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I never go there - frequency adverb
 
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sentence 1 and 3 are obviously incorrect. (obviously: adverb of manner. hehe..);-)
 

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"Never" is a frequency adverb. Adverbs of frequency come before the main verb [except the main verb "to be"]:

e.g She is always on time.

Occasionally, sometimes, often, frequently and usually can also go at the beginning or end of a sentence:
e.g
Sometimes they go shopping on Sundays.
I play tennis occasionally.
 

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I just read the examples and judged which one is right based on which one sounds well.

"I never go there." is right! - the others sound so clumsy!


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teia_petrescu - Thanks for the explanation!:up:
 

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dear teachers, can u help me on the verb's infinitive and gerund?
is there a easy way to decide when to use infinitive or gerund?:cry:
 

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i never go there.
the position of the adverb is between the sub and the main verb in the sentence.
 

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I just read the examples and judged which one is right based on which one sounds well.

"I never go there." is right! - the others sound so clumsy!


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teia_petrescu - Thanks for the explanation!:up:

You are most welcome!
 

Lwiza

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I am so happy to find such a nice forum that I am sure that it will make my English language better

Thanks a lot for that ..i have answered it right :-D

I don't remember the rule though i studied it months later lol

but i realized from the sound lol

Thanks a lot
 

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What is adverb itself, and what are the adverb words? :-o
 

direstraits

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excuse my ignorance but which of these sentences are correct?

1. He viciously tore up my homework.
2. He tore up my homework viciously.
 

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Excuse my ignorance, but which of these sentences is correct?

1. He viciously tore up my homework.
2. He tore up my homework viciously.
The first sentence makes sense. It describes the person's attitude.

:)
 

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frequency Adv. go before main verb
 

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dear teachers, can u help me on the verb's infinitive and gerund?
is there a easy way to decide when to use infinitive or gerund?:cry:

Either usually works (or is that works usually? :lol:)

- I like to help people (infiinitive)
- I like helping people (gerund)

There may be a tiny difference but hardly worth noting. It may be that the first one may put the empasis on "people" (It's people you like to help) whereas the second may suggest you are just a helpful person (It's the helping you like). But that is so hard to distinguish in writing, it's perhaps not worth the concern.
 

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depends which adverb we are talking about-
adverbs of time such as monday or July etc...
we can position either in the beginn.or end.
On Monday I went to see cinema.
I went to the cinema on Monday.
 

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I think "I never go there" is the correct answer, only the adverb could be after the verb "to be"

But I don't know if it's correct the sentence "Never I went there"

thank you
 
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