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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 '\4' is usually put between '\1' and '\2'.
Category: Style (ID: STYLE)
Link: https://staff.washington.edu/marynell/grammar/AdverbPl.html
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • They have been seen often together.
    Correction suggestion: have often been seen
  • One name that has been mentioned often is retired Congressman Tom Ewing.
    Correction suggestion: has often been mentioned
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • They have often been seen together.
  • We hope this method is being called often enough to cancel daemon processes smoothly
  • Tom has been told never to do that.
  • The children had been told always to say 'please'.
  • The children will be reminded always to brush their teeth before they go to bed.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ADVERB_WORD_ORDER [5]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-20 22:33:09 +0200)