In the English Grammar Profile, **B2 **point 173 in the category of MODALITY is defined as:

‘can’ with an increasing range of adverbs (including ‘easily’,

‘hardly’, ‘now’, ‘probably‘,‘sometimes’,~~‘still’~~) in the normal mid position after the modal verb or after the subject in questions.

*Note ‘still’ is listed at B1.

C1 Point 196 in MODALITY is defined as:

wide range of adverbs with ‘can’ in the normal mid position after the modal verb.

The EGP examples contain the adverbs: ‘fully’ and ‘honestly’.

When doing a cluster search on iWeb for `can_v _r _vvi* `

‘hardly’, ‘probably’ or ‘sometimes’ do not appear in the top 100 hits.

1 CAN ALSO USE 95739 (‘also’ is listed at **B1)** I can also use it. 11 CAN ONLY IMAGINE 18915 (b1)

#### 12 CAN HONESTLY SAY

18236 C1

*I can honestly say, standing there, looking at her home,*

*was the first time I felt like I’m a Tennessean.*

21 CAN EASILY GET 12733

24 CAN EASILY FIND 12291

#### 26 CAN CLEARLY SEE 12173

*I can clearly see you winking.*

27 CAN STILL SEE 12038

**can still see**the damage and the vacant lots left after the debris was removed. One Pebble Beach Drive resident, David Ondrey, rode the …

28 CAN REALLY HELP 11867

29 CAN EVEN USE 11834

30 CAN ALSO LEAD 11718

31 CAN EASILY SEE 10807

32 CAN ONLY ASSUME 9827

33 CAN ALSO CHANGE 9582

34 CAN NOW USE 9404

**can now use**Google Search to easily find live TV shows and sports.

35 CAN ALSO BUY 9379

36 CAN ALSO GO 8998

37 CAN ONLY SEE 8878

38 CAN ALSO INCLUDE 8233

39 CAN EASILY MAKE 8169

40 CAN ALWAYS USE 8078

41 CAN EVEN GET 8055

42 CAN ALSO PLAY 7883

43 CAN ALSO ENJOY 7868

44 CAN ALWAYS FIND 7866

45 CAN ALSO DOWNLOAD 7799

46 CAN ALSO GIVE 7754

47 CAN ALSO ACCESS 7597

48 CAN REALLY MAKE 7593

49 CAN STILL MAKE 7593

50 CAN ALSO VIEW 7590

51 CAN ALSO OCCUR 7578

52 CAN ALSO WORK 7409

**53 CAN ACTUALLY SEE 7405**

54 CAN ALSO LOOK 7327

55 CAN ALSO AFFECT 7325

56 CAN ALSO VISIT 7269

57 CAN ALSO CALL 7193

58 CAN ALSO APPLY 7168

59 CAN JUST USE 7112

60 CAN ONLY TAKE 7009

61 CAN NOW SEE 7006

62 CAN EVEN MAKE 6888

63 CAN ALSO SELECT 6793

64 CAN STILL FIND 6701

65 CAN ALSO CONTACT 6645

66 CAN ALSO PURCHASE 6554

67 CAN ALWAYS GO 6471

68 CAN ONLY GO 6451

69 CAN ALSO SEND 6396

70 CAN ACTUALLY MAKE 6351

71 CAN ALSO SAVE 6285

72 CAN ONLY SAY 6251

73 CAN NEVER GET 6232

#### 74 CAN EASILY CREATE 6230

75 CAN EASILY ADD 6139

76 CAN ALWAYS GET 5890

77 CAN NOW GET 5788

78 CAN ALSO INCREASE 5745

79 CAN ONLY MAKE 5714

80 CAN ALSO CLICK 5654

**81 CAN SAFELY SAY 5594**

82 CAN REALLY GET 5583

83 CAN EITHER USE 5569

84 CAN ACTUALLY GET 5477

85 CAN ALSO MEAN 5411

86 CAN JUST GO 5402

87 CAN ALSO ASK 5351

88 CAN USUALLY FIND 5350

89 CAN ALSO PUT 5238

90 CAN ALSO OFFER 5188

91 CAN ALSO READ 5176

92 CAN QUICKLY BECOME 5166

93 CAN ALWAYS ADD 5134

94 CAN ALSO SEARCH 5130

95 CAN ALSO FOLLOW 5079

96 CAN NEVER GO 4896

97 CAN ALSO SERVE 4854

98 CAN ALSO REDUCE 4835

99 CAN ACTUALLY HELP 4834

100 CAN EVEN ADD 4802

`can_v hardly|probably|sometimes _vvi*`

1 CAN PROBABLY GET 4383

**can probably get rid**of most of my shoes, too, since these days I wear fuzzy slippers in the house and sneakers on the dog walks and I don’t …

2 CAN HARDLY WAIT 3652

**can hardly wait**to read them, Stephanie added that, unfortunately, the two books weren’t coming in the imminent future.

3 CAN SOMETIMES GET 3282

4 CAN PROBABLY FIND 3099

5 CAN PROBABLY GUESS 2950

6 CAN PROBABLY TELL 2924

7 CAN SOMETIMES FEEL 2673

8 CAN SOMETIMES CAUSE 2671

**can sometimes cause**miscarriages in pregnant women and can even be fatal. Listeria symptoms can include fever, headache, nausea, …