theoretically surprisingly supposedly apparently + VERB

Point 69 in the category of ADVERBS/position is defined as:

adverbs in mid-position, to distance the writer from what they are saying.

Point 68 is the same but ‘mid clause


The EGP examples are included in our iWeb search:

theoretically|surprisingly|supposedly|apparently _VV

1 APPARENTLY MADE 1839
2 APPARENTLY GOT 1144
3 APPARENTLY DECIDED 1086
4 APPARENTLY TOOK 996
5 APPARENTLY USED 983
6 APPARENTLY GOING 915
7 APPARENTLY THOUGHT 866
8 APPARENTLY LOST 796
9 APPARENTLY WENT 786
10 APPARENTLY FOUND 767
11 APPARENTLY CAME 745
12 SUPPOSEDLY MADE 732
13 APPARENTLY TRYING 693
14 APPARENTLY TAKEN 684

15 APPARENTLY CAUSED 671

This effect is apparently caused by conscious control of the autonomic nervous system.

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16 APPARENTLY TOLD 663
17 SUPPOSEDLY GOING 652
18 APPARENTLY BASED 635
19 APPARENTLY FAILED 620
20 APPARENTLY LEFT 579
21 APPARENTLY FELT 541
22 APPARENTLY DIED 539
23 APPARENTLY SAID 527
24 APPARENTLY TRIED 500
25 APPARENTLY MEANS 499
26 APPARENTLY MAKES 498
27 APPARENTLY WANTED 496
28 APPARENTLY KILLED 486
29 APPARENTLY SET 476
30 APPARENTLY THINKS 470
31 APPARENTLY STARTED 468
32 SUPPOSEDLY SAID 468
33 APPARENTLY INTENDED 454
34 SUPPOSEDLY BASED 454
35 THEORETICALLY SPEAKING 453
36 APPARENTLY WORKING 452
37 APPARENTLY WANTS 449
38 APPARENTLY TAKING 436
39 APPARENTLY WORKS 433
40 APPARENTLY GETTING 427
41 APPARENTLY CALLED 426
42 APPARENTLY BELIEVED 423
43 APPARENTLY USING 423
44 APPARENTLY KNEW 421
45 APPARENTLY DESIGNED 417
46 APPARENTLY BECAME 416
47 APPARENTLY BELIEVES 415
48 APPARENTLY WRITTEN 407
49 APPARENTLY GAVE 403
50 APPARENTLY CHANGED 396
51 APPARENTLY NEED 393

52 APPARENTLY INSPIRED 388

53 SUPPOSEDLY WRITTEN 379
54 SUPPOSEDLY USED 378
55 APPARENTLY WORKED 374
56 APPARENTLY MISSED 372
57 APPARENTLY LOOKING 366
58 APPARENTLY BECOME 365
59 APPARENTLY GONE 360
60 APPARENTLY THINK 359
61 APPARENTLY SAW 357
62 APPARENTLY SENT 349
63 APPARENTLY PUT 348
64 APPARENTLY COME 345
65 APPARENTLY MAKING 344
66 APPARENTLY MEANT 343
67 APPARENTLY FELL 340
68 APPARENTLY GIVEN 337
69 APPARENTLY TURNED 332
70 APPARENTLY BEGAN 330


71 APPARENTLY REFERRING 330

  Kyodo News Plus
“There is no change to US policy regarding the sovereignty of the Senkaku Islands,” the press secretary said, apparently referring to Washington’s position of neutrality over who has sovereignty over the uninhabited islets.

 

72 APPARENTLY GET 325
73 SURPRISINGLY GIVEN 324
74 APPARENTLY LED 313
75 APPARENTLY CONSIDERED 311
76 APPARENTLY SHOT 310
77 SUPPOSEDLY TOOK 310
78 APPARENTLY USES 309
79 SUPPOSEDLY DESIGNED 308
80 APPARENTLY SPENT 303
81 APPARENTLY MAKE 302
82 APPARENTLY CREATED 300
83 SUPPOSEDLY GOT 300
84 APPARENTLY BELIEVE 298
85 APPARENTLY AGREED 297
86 APPARENTLY COMES 297
87 SUPPOSEDLY CAME 295
88 SUPPOSEDLY DIED 293
89 SUPPOSEDLY MAKES 293
90 SUPPOSEDLY FOUND 292
91 APPARENTLY HAPPENED 283
92 SUPPOSEDLY MAKE 282

93 APPARENTLY SUFFERED 275

94 APPARENTLY ABANDONED 274

95 APPARENTLY TAKES 271
96 THEORETICALLY GET 270
97 APPARENTLY COMING 269
98 APPARENTLY MOVED 268
99 APPARENTLY FORGOT 266
100 APPARENTLY WANT 266

EVP:

B2: abandoned, apparently, caused, inspired, suffered

C1: supposedly

C2: referring, theoretically