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yanx

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Hi,

In what places can the word "specifically" be put for this sentence: "What do you like about the product?" What's their subtle difference?

1. Specifically, what do you like about the product?

2. What, specifically, do you like about the product?

Any other choices? Thank you!
 

bhaisahab

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Hi,

In what places can the word "specifically" be put for this sentence: "What do you like about the product?" What's their subtle difference?

1. Specifically, what do you like about the product?

2. What, specifically, do you like about the product?

Any other choices? Thank you!

I wouldn't use it at all.
 

MikeNewYork

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Hi,

In what places can the word "specifically" be put for this sentence: "What do you like about the product?" What's their subtle difference?

1. Specifically, what do you like about the product?

2. What, specifically, do you like about the product?

Any other choices? Thank you!

The use of specifically in 1 and 2 is fine for me. You could also place the adverb at the end of the sentence. I don't see any differences in meaning.
 
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