Even

This adverb, like only has a way of getting into the wrong place. The importance of putting it in the right place is aptly illustrated in the A.B.C. of English Usage thus:

Sentence: " I am not disturbed by your threats ".

(i) Even I am not disturbed by your threats (let alone anybody else).

(ii) I am not even disturbed by your threats (let alone hurt, annoyed, injured, alarmed).

(iii) I am not disturbed even by your threats (even modifies the phrase, the emphasis being on the threats).

It is also possible, though perhaps rather awkward, to put even immediately before your, and so give your the emphasis (your threats, let alone anybody else's).

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