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1. He never wants to work.

2. He wants to never work.
3. He wants never to work.
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Can we use all the expressions?
In #2, 'never' is put before 'work'. Is it a split infinitive? Can we use this way?

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  1. No, only #1 has correct word order.

    In 2, "never" splits the infinitive. =(

    #3 is just plain awkward.

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  2. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/adverbs.htm

    Scroll quite a way down and read about order of adverbs in sentences.

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