English grammar questions, answered by Alan
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Are both natural and common?
1. When I went there again, the new building had already been built.
2. When I went there again, the new building had been built already.
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Only #1 is natural as standard English.
(The second sounds like New York (quasi-Yiddish?) dialect, where an expletive 'already' is placed at the end of a sentence simply for emphasis!)