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Mid-position refers to one of the three positions an adverb can occupy in a clause. Not all adverbs can go in mid-position, but it is the typical position for adverbs of certainty (maybe, obviously, probably); completeness (almost, nearly, quite); indefinite frequency (always, usually, often) and some adverbs of manner (badly, suddenly).[1]


  1. Swan, Michael. Practical English Usage Oxford University Press 1980 ISBN 0-19-431197 x
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