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wormwood86
Turkey

I need help
 
hi everybody
I want to ask you something
 
Which one is correct ? or are both of them correct?
 
 I saw you yesterday with my friends
 
 I saw you with my friends yesterday

22 Mar 2013      



cunliffe
United Kingdom

I saw you with my friends yesterday. 

(The person you are addressing was with your friends.)

You could use the first one, in which case, you would be emphasising the ´with my friends ´ and I would put a comma. I might also add ´you were ´

I saw you yesterday, (you were) with my friends. 

22 Mar 2013     



wormwood86
Turkey

so the first one is also correct.
 
the emphasis is different.thank you...

22 Mar 2013     



ztzarta
Greece

 
 I saw you yesterday with my friends   (I saw you yesterday, you were with my friends, that means)
 
 I saw you with my friends yesterday  (This means that either me or you were with my friends)

I could write

I and my friends saw you yesterday (If I want to point that I was with my friends and we saw you)

I hope that helped you.

22 Mar 2013     



wormwood86
Turkey

I saw you yesterday with my friends   (but I can say it this way it is correct right?

22 Mar 2013     



cunliffe
United Kingdom

No, not really. 

22 Mar 2013