modifier + adverb + complement

Point 67 in the category of ADVERBS is defined as:

adverb phrases with modifiers before, and complements after, adverbs.


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_V (almost|so)_R _RR _I

1 WORKED SO HARD FOR 1573

PELIC B1 Writing:

2791 : 860, gm7, Arabic Fem 110 50,1,103

Those poor people work so hard for less money, and some of them ask [for] the money from the people in the street.


2 IS SO FAR FROM 1127
3 TOOK SO LONG FOR 1020
4 WORKED SO WELL FOR 984
5 WORK SO WELL FOR 807
6 WORKS SO WELL FOR 766
7 FEEL SO STRONGLY ABOUT 700
8 CAME SO CLOSE TO 688
9 BE SO CLOSE TO 660
10 WORKED SO HARD ON 624
11 DO SO WELL IN 600
12 ARE SO FAR FROM 571


13 FOCUSED ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY ON

 

Meanwhile, the profession holds up a select few through relentless award programs

focused almost exclusively on the aesthetics of buildings,

 rather than the societal impact or contributions of them.

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14 GET SO CLOSE TO 558
15 DO SO MUCH FOR 550
16 WORK SO WELL WITH 549
17 SEEN SO FAR IN 530
18 WORK SO WELL IN 528
19 WORKS SO WELL WITH 525
20 GOES SO WELL WITH 509
21 DOES SO MUCH FOR 484
22 TAKEN SO LONG FOR 462
23 CONSISTS ALMOST ENTIRELY OF 460
24 RELY SO HEAVILY ON 456
25 DOING SO WELL IN 453
26 BASED ALMOST ENTIRELY ON 453
27 WORK SO HARD FOR 452
28 WORKING SO HARD ON 448
29 COME SO CLOSE TO 441
30 MADE ALMOST ENTIRELY OF 423
31 WORKING SO HARD FOR 417
32 TAKE SO LONG FOR 408
33 IS ALMOST ALWAYS IN 406
34 WAITED SO LONG FOR 404
35 COMPOSED ALMOST ENTIRELY OF 401
36 WAS SO FAR FROM 384
37 KNOW SO FAR ABOUT 371
38 LIVING SO CLOSE TO 371
39 WORKS SO WELL IN 370
40 GO SO WELL WITH 369
41 ARE ALMOST ALWAYS IN 365
42 LOOKS ALMOST EXACTLY LIKE 363
43 FOCUS ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY ON 348
44 DID SO WELL IN 331
45 LIVE SO CLOSE TO 331
46 WORKED SO WELL IN 326
47 WAITING SO LONG FOR 314
48 DO SO ENTIRELY AT 304
49 RELIES SO HEAVILY ON 304
50 WAIT SO LONG FOR 295
51 WORK SO CLOSELY WITH 292
52 DONE SO WELL IN 291
53 BELIEVE SO STRONGLY IN 289
54 WAS SO FAR AHEAD 283
55 GETTING SO CLOSE TO 280
56 DEPENDS ALMOST ENTIRELY ON 279
57 IS SO FAR BEYOND 274
58 GOING SO WELL FOR 272
59 DOING SO WELL WITH 268
60 GO SO FAR IN 265
61 COME SO FAR IN 262
62 TAKES SO LONG FOR 261
63 FOUGHT SO HARD FOR 260
64 IS SO FAR AWAY 260
65 USED ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY FOR 255
66 IS ALMOST ALWAYS ON 249
67 DONE SO FAR IN 248
68 TAKING SO LONG FOR 247
69 WORKING SO WELL FOR 246
70 WORKING SO CLOSELY WITH 245
71 ARE SO FAR AWAY 236
72 FOCUSES ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY ON 236
73 FELT SO STRONGLY ABOUT 232
74 LAUGHED SO HARD AT 232
75 THINK SO HIGHLY OF 225
76 WORK SO HARD AT 223
77 FOUND ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY IN 220
78 BE SO FAR FROM 220
79 BEING SO FAR AWAY 219
80 BEING SO FAR FROM 214
81 WORK SO WELL ON 209
82 LAUGHING SO HARD AT 208
83 COMING SO CLOSE TO 207
84 GO SO WELL FOR 207
85 SEEN SO FAR FROM 206
86 RELIES ALMOST ENTIRELY ON 205
87 IS SO FAR AHEAD 196
88 IS SO FAR OUT 195
89 LOCATED SO CLOSE TO 192
90 DO SO WELL WITH 187
91 RELYING SO HEAVILY ON 187
92 DRIVEN ALMOST ENTIRELY BY 183
93 ARE SO FAR AHEAD 178
94 IS ALMOST EXACTLY LIKE 178
95 WERE SO FAR FROM 178
96 GO SO FAR WITH 175
97 ARE ALMOST ALWAYS ON 175
98 DOING SO WELL ON 163
99 FEELS SO STRONGLY ABOUT 163
100 IS ALMOST CERTAINLY DUE 158