also has / has also?

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Can I say,

(a) It also has red big flowers.

(b) It has also big red flowers.
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Vincent TeoThanks your reply. My friends said, we must use "has also", but not "also has". Does he correct?
Is he correct? I already gave you the correct answer, VT. If have, has or had is the only verb, also is before it:

I also have news for you.
He also has a new car.
They also had something to say.


If the clause is in the perfect or past perfect, also is after the auxiliary:

I have also had problems with it.
He has also seen that movie.
They had also been abroad.


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Hi VT

Neither. Also comes before has because has is the only verb and size (= big) comes before the colour:

It also has big red flowers.

I don't know what it refers to. It might make more sense to change it:
She also has big red flowers.

Cheers
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Thanks your reply. My friends said, we must use "has also", but not "also has". Does he correct?
Anonymous:
Thank you so much! Very clear!
Anonymous:
she has also a boyfriend
Anonymousshe has also a boyfriend

She has a Gucci handbag.
She also has a boyfriend.
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AlpheccaStarsShe has a Gucci handbag. She also has a boyfriend.
And one wonders which she finds more useful. Emotion: smile

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Anonymous:
oh. It's easy to undersand. thanks you!
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