Adverbs: frequency (2)

Adverbs that refer to frequency

The following adverbs of time are used to describe how often someone does something:

nie/niemals', 'selten', 'manchmal', regelmäßig', 'oft/häufig', 'immer/ständig', the increasing intensity of the words is visually represented by steps of increasing height
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These adverbs are usually found after the conjugated verb. To give them special emphasis, we can also put them at the beginning of the sentence.

Du räumst nie dein Zimmer auf.
Nie räumst du dein Zimmer auf!


Ich muss immer dein dreckiges Geschirr spülen.
Immer muss ich dein dreckiges Geschirr spülen!