How to say "never", "sometimes", "often" and "always" in Iraqi Arabic

Asma Wahba

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Today you’re going to learn how to use four adverbs of frequency in colloquial Iraqi Arabic.

  • Never
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Always

Pay close attention to the word placement in the sentence. There is some flexibility when it comes to placement of adverbs of frequency but for now try to just focus on the way it’s used by the native speaker in the sample sentences.

  1. I never eat pork (not at all).
  2. Sometimes I go swimming.
  3. I often call my mother.
  4. I always go to the cinema.

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