THE POSITIONING OF ‘ONLY’ IN A SENTENCE.
Position the adverb ONLY with great care. If it is not properly positioned, it can cause ambiguity.
Check these constructions:
1. ONLY Katey eats fish on Fridays.smile emoticon No one else but Katey eats fish on
2. Katey ONLY eats fish on Fridays. smile emoticon Katey does nothing else to the fish on Fridays but (he) eats it. He doesn’t buy it, cook it, look at it, smell it . . . )
3. Katey eats ONLY fish on Fridays.smile emoticon Katey eats nothing but fish on
4. A) Katey eats fish ONLY on Fridays.
B ) Katey eats fish on Fridays ONLY.smile emoticon Katey eats fish on this day in the week and never on any other day.)
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