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Rule "Word order: Wrong position of adverb, e.g. 'Always I am happy. (I am always happy.)'"

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Description: Word order: Wrong position of adverb, e.g. 'Always I am happy. (I am always happy.)'
Message: The adverb '\2' is usually put after the verb '\3'.
Category: Style (ID: STYLE)
Link: https://staff.washington.edu/marynell/grammar/AdverbPl.html
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I am here and I sometimes am happy.
    Correction suggestion: am sometimes
  • The times I saw her always are in my mind.
    Correction suggestion: are always
  • ... because they seldom were on time.
    Correction suggestion: were seldom
  • It always is the same problem with you.
    Correction suggestion: is always
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • When it's valid (as it usually is), there's no problem.
  • They always are.
  • It often wasn't worth the Army's time to dispute this claim.
  • Hasn't it always been this way?
  • "Why have I never been told?" she asked.
  • When you do this yourself always be careful.
  • Let's always be friends.
  • Let's usually are expensive in London.
  • I'm not as tired as I usually am by this time of day.
  • As busy as they always are they are a pleasure to deal with.
  • But, that's the way it always is over here.
  • I am taking a couple of friends from work, so it should be a good time (it always is).
  • "I had," said he, "come to an entirely erroneous conclusion which shows, my dear Watson, how dangerous it always is to reason from insufficient data."
  • It involves the creation of objects where the practical considerations of use are essential—in a way that they usually are not in a painting, for example.
  • Other researchers have added to the model, resulting in it often being referred to as the "Boston-Neoclassical Model".
  • I found her rarely being truly honest with me.
  • May you always be happy!
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ID: ADVERB_WORD_ORDER [4]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-20 22:33:09 +0200)