Early saw

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Early saw

Post by Brahman » Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:06 am

Dear teachers,

I came across the following sentence, and I am confused about the use of "early":

1. I early saw the demoralization of so many of my out-of-work companions.

In this sentence, "early" seems to modify "saw". Is this possible?

Thank you for your help and time.

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Re: Early saw

Post by Alan » Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:46 am

This is not standard contemporary usage.
Was it written by a native?

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