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Is there a difference between 'used frequently of' and 'used frequently for'?

AGE is used frequently of a fairly definite period dominated by a prominent figure or feature.
AGE is used frequently for a fairly definite period dominated by a prominent figure or feature.
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There is no diffence there. You cannot use 'of' in this sentence: Kitchen knives are used frequently for murder.
Thanks, Mr Micawber.
Mister MicawberKitchen knives are used frequently for murder.
Is the sentence #2 correct? Assuming it is, why is the #1 more common? Please let me know.

1: Kitchen knives are used frequently for murder.
2: Kitchen knives are frequently used for murder.
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Both are correct and common. Why do you think the first is more common?
Mister MicawberWhy do you think the first is more common?
Because you have used it in your earlier post.

Is there a rule to place an adverb before or after a verb? Please guide me.
If you will check, you will see that the other is actually the more frequent. Adverbs of frequency (and other adverbs to a greater or lesser extent) have considerable mobility.
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Mister MicawberIf you will check, you will see that the other is actually the more frequent.
What function does "the" serve above? Is it really necessary? Please guide me on this. Thanks a lot.