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# a) Anitgua, a small island,with a population of just 66,000,

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a) Anitgua, a small island,with a population of just 66,000, [#permalink]

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a) Anitgua, a small island,with a population of just 66,000, supposedly has 365 beaches - one for each day of the year.
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b) Anitgua, a small island,with a population of just 66,000, has 365 beaches supposedly - one for each day of the year.

which is correct? Please give an explanation

Last edited by sakshiag28 on 02 Sep 2009, 11:50, edited 1 time in total.

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02 Sep 2009, 13:13
I think it is A. Supposedly is an adverb and should be before the verb 'has' .

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02 Sep 2009, 15:46
It should be B,
Because if A was to be right, then we need to put coma after supposedly, it would have looked like that
a) Anitgua, a small island,with a population of just 66,000, supposedly, has 365 beaches - one for each day of the year.
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02 Sep 2009, 16:51
i think A is right as supposedly modifies have...so it should be close to it

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Re: modifier - supposedly   [#permalink] 02 Sep 2009, 16:51
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