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Reply to "no longer is - is no longer"

Hi, Ahmed,

In short answers and in sentences where only an adverbial and the auxiliary are included because of ellipsis, the usual word order is Subject + adverbial + auxiliary.

A. Is Yara naughty?
B. She always is (But: She is always naughty.)

- Yara used to be naughty, but (now) she no longer is. (I find now to be redundant.)

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