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In composed tense, should trop go before or after the main verb?

J'ai trop lu/parlé hier.

or

J'ai lu/parlé trop hier.

With beaucoup, the adverb goes before the main verb.

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The second form doesn't work at all. You need to use:

J'ai trop lu/parlé hier.

You might be able to say, write:

J'ai lu/parlé hier. Trop.

But that is quite different from your initial question. There are now two sentences, the second one introducing a precision, and there's a style effect that IMHO is not in the scope of your initial question.

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