Placement of “Also” in Sentence | Technical Writing Tips for the Oil Patch

“Placement of “Also” in SentenceThe word “also” means “too” or “in addition.” Normally, the word “also” goes before a simple past or present tense verb, but goes after the verb “to be” and any auxiliary or modal verbs.Examples:The well may have produced 258 b/d of heavy oil, but it also produced a lot of sand. (before simple past tense)This downhole tool not only measures temperature, but it also measures pressure.(before simple present tense)She may be a lawyer, but she is also a registered petroleum engineer.(after verb “to be”)”

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