- I’m scared a little in this new town.
- I’m little scared in this new town.
- I’m a little scared in this new town.
Which of these are correct? I think only the 1st option is correct. Am I right?
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Nos. 1 and 3 reflect a person's feelings of apprehension, whereas no. 2 states, albeit somewhat awkwardly, his fearlessness in his new environment.
No. 2 would look nicely in a verse of the iambic foot:
I'm little scared in this new town It lifts me up to knuckle down In these olds streets where stones are brown And people scurry by a-frown