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Autor:  Márcio Farias
E-mail:  marcio_osorio@oi.com.br
Data:  21/NOV/2008 10:02 PM
Assunto:  I don't usually... VS I usually don't
 
Mensagem:  We usually put usually directly before the main verb. But not often as the following examples clearly attempt (or fail) to prove.

- Usually usually goes before the main verb.
- Usually usually goes before the main verb.

Edvaldo does not usually drink = Edvaldo will drink on occasion = Edvaldo will drink once in a while.

Usually Edvaldo does not drink, but this time I caught him drinking off a bottle of cachaça Quem Procura Acha.



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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
I don't usually... VS I usually don't  –  JJJ  21/NOV/2008, 3:18 PM
I don't usually... VS I usually don't  –  sarah Lima  21/NOV/2008, 4:17 PM
I don't usually... VS I usually don't  –  Márcio Farias  21/NOV/2008, 4:32 PM
 I don't usually... VS I usually don't  –  Márcio Farias  21/NOV/2008, 10:02 PM

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