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Emphasizing LimitationPlay
Used to highlight a restriction in quantity, scope, or ability. SlideI only have five minutes to talk.
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Correct PlacementPlay
Placement before the verb or object it modifies affects the meaning. SlideShe cooked only dessert versus She only cooked dessert.
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Scope of NegationPlay
Clarifies the extent of negation when combined with 'not'. SlideNot only did he refuse the offer, but he also criticized it.