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as per ODWE.


as per NSOED, but 'on-stream' according to the same source.


Sticklers for placement of 'only' before the term it qualifies might try fixing these sentences from Crystal (19): "They only arrived at two. He only died last week. I only saw Fred." Crystal suggests editors ask themselves: Is the sentence really ambiguous? How likely is it to be misunderstood? He suggests comparing it with also, as in "I also saw John at the party" instead of "I saw also John at the party" (22). And with just, merely, simply, even, and mainly (e.g "I simply had to leave" against "I had simply to leave" or "I even asked Mary to go with me" against "I asked even Mary to go with me.")



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