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Are these sentences correct?

  • A ____ is someone who grunts; especially one who does constantly.

  • A ____ is someone who grunts; especially one who does so constantly.

  • A ____ is someone who grunts; especially one who constantly does so.

  • A ____ is someone who grunts; especially one who constantly does.

so meaning in a manner

blank is for a made up word. grunt can be any verb. The structure is what's important.

Is the structure correct? Better options?

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Using "so" improves the expression. I would use the second sentence in writing.

Without "so" you may have "one who constantly grunts", the pattern expects a verb to come after the adverb. Since you want to avoid the repetition, using "so" is a good choice. Placing constantly at the end allows for "end-focus". The last item in a clause receives weight and focus. It is better, therefore, to end with "constantly" than with "so".

And so, I would choose the second option. However, all four are grammatically correct

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