Adverbs can modify other adverbs that come after it: "He moves very quickly."

But is there an instance where an adverb, or adverbial phrase, comes after the adverb that it modifies, instead of before?

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There is an adverb of degree "enough".It can modify an adjective or another adverb and is usually placed after them.

I know him well enough.

  • Clever. Is that an exceptional word or part of some pattern? Feb 26, 2017 at 8:51
  • It is an exception, I believe .
    – V.V.
    Feb 26, 2017 at 9:37

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