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    Which sentence is grammatically correct:

    'My friend has forever...
    'My friend forever has ...



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    Second sentence.
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    Both fine.
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    (Original post by honestly)
    Which sentence is grammatically correct:

    'My friend has forever...
    'My friend forever has ...



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    What's the full sentence? If that's the start I can't think of much which could follow which would make a grammatically correct sentence.
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    (Original post by Duncan2012)
    What's the full sentence? If that's the start I can't think of much which could follow which would make a grammatically correct sentence.
    '...made me happy '
    or
    '... encouraged me to work hard'

    Thanks in advance!
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    (Original post by honestly)
    '...made me happy '
    or
    '... encouraged me to work hard'

    Thanks in advance!
    Sounds better with the first sentence, to my ears. Both are grammatically correct.
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    (Original post by honestly)
    Which sentence is grammatically correct:

    'My friend has forever...
    'My friend forever has ...

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    (Original post by honestly)
    '...made me happy '
    or
    '... encouraged me to work hard'

    Thanks in advance!
    If I had the option I would go with always rather than forever.

    My friend has always made me happy
    My friend has always encouraged me to work hard
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    (Original post by Duncan2012)
    If I had the option I would go with always rather than forever.

    My friend has always made me happy
    My friend has always encouraged me to work hard
    I agree - use 'always'; forever sounds very old fashioned used in that way.
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    If I had the option I would go with always rather than forever.

    My friend has always made me happy
    My friend has always encouraged me to work hard
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    (Original post by Duncan2012)
    What's the full sentence? If that's the start I can't think of much which could follow which would make a grammatically correct sentence.
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    (Original post by EY1001)
    I agree - use 'always'; forever sounds very old fashioned used in that way.
    I'm not asking what words sound "old fashioned"! just want to know correct grammar.
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    I'm not asking what words sound "old fashioned"! just want to know correct grammar.
    If you want to sound like a character from a Jane Austen novel please go ahead. The words you choose can be grammatically correct but still make you sound ridiculous. However there is a correct answer in this case as from a strictly grammatical point of view there's a difference in that always usually means continuously, at all [relevant] times, whereas forever usually means for an infinite amount of time into the future.
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    Both are grammatically correct. It depends on the context you apply it to.
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    I don't think either of the original options convey the meaning which I suspect the OP intends, therefore neither are correct.

    My friend has forever made me happy.
    At best this means 'my friend has done something which means I will be happy for all future time'

    My friend forever has made me happy
    At best this could mean 'someone who has always been my friend has done something which made me happy for a short period of time'

    Unless either of these are what the OP intended then neither is grammatically correct.
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    (Original post by EY1001)
    If you want to sound like a character from a Jane Austen novel please go ahead. The words you choose can be grammatically correct but still make you sound ridiculous. However there is a correct answer in this case as from a strictly grammatical point of view there's a difference in that always usually means continuously, at all [relevant] times, whereas forever usually means for an infinite amount of time into the future.
    thanks
 
 
 
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