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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  08/NOV/2021 11:35 AM
Assunto:  Happiest PPaulo
Hi there, Tiago. 
The sentence "I am happiest when I am with my friends." could be used in a certain metaphorical way - to my thinking, of course - in such case it would convey emphasis. 
And metaphorically, it would mean "I am the happiest guy/person" (compared with others moments in the day, for instance), but it could raise some eyebrows with grammar-oriented people. 
So, colloquially, almost everything goes, then it can be accepted sometimes. I just had to point out that there are academic or more formal ways, or more usual ways.
Others may think different, so let´s wait them to share their views on the matter.    

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Happiest  –  Ella  02/NOV/2021, 7:36 PM
Happiest  –  PPAULO  04/NOV/2021, 1:18 AM
Happiest  –  J.S.  04/NOV/2021, 9:55 AM
Happiest  –  PPAULO  04/NOV/2021, 11:17 AM
Happiest  –  PPAULO  04/NOV/2021, 11:22 AM
Happiest  –  J.S.  04/NOV/2021, 5:26 PM
Happiest JS  –  Ella  07/NOV/2021, 4:01 PM
Happiest JS  –  Tiago T.  07/NOV/2021, 5:51 PM
Happiest JS  –  J.S.  08/NOV/2021, 12:52 PM
Happiest PPaulo  –  Ella  07/NOV/2021, 3:58 PM
 Happiest PPaulo  –  PPAULO  08/NOV/2021, 11:35 AM
Happiest PPaulo  –  PPAULO  08/NOV/2021, 11:57 AM

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