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A grammar book says I should place adverb between subject and main verb. So this should be right.

When I was a student, I only pulled an all-nighter once.

How about this one?

When I was a student, I pulled an all-nighter only once.

Is it right? Is it idiomatic?

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Both are correct and idiomatic, and have the same meaning.
The first expression is more common.

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