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Is 'jeden Tag' at the end of a sentence wrong?

German word order is indeed flexible but you have a standard order and you use flexibility only when you want to accentuate something as being more important. Standard order is (in a Hauptsatz): ...
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Is 'jeden Tag' at the end of a sentence wrong?

@RDBury is right. Unfortunately, I cannot add a comment due to the lack of "reputation". I just want to mention that "Die Ärztin kocht eine Pizza jeden Tag" is possible too but it ...
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Is 'jeden Tag' at the end of a sentence wrong?

German word order is flexible, but it's not the same as English and your version would be, if not actually wrong, rather odd-sounding. You can liken it to order of adjectives in English. Compare &...
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​Warum steht ein Verb am Anfang dieses Hauptsatzes?

Dabei handelt es sich um einen uneingeleiteten Kausalsatz. Ein Kausalsatz ist ein Satz, der eine Begründung für einen Sachverhalt beinhaltet. Kausalsätze können Hauptsätze aber auch Nebensätze sein, ...
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Order of the "aber" in the sentence

Both sentences mean the same, but it's very usual in German to put the word "aber" after the verb in the 2nd position of the sentence, in the middle of the sentence. This is different from ...
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Er steigt am Bahnhof um - word order

That first item in a German main clause is the topic. Compare those two snippets: Jochen ist mit dem Bus unterwegs. Er steigt am Bahnhof um. This second sentence focuses on that it's Jochen who ...
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Er steigt am Bahnhof um - word order

Both sentences are correct, and your sentence "Er steigt am Bahnhof um" is indeed the most natural way. A deviation from that order places the emphasis on that part in the front, here "...
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Er steigt am Bahnhof um - word order

As native speaker I don't recognize a diffrence in respect to naturally sounding quality. It more depends on the context, so if the previous sentence mentioned, where Mr Lampe entered the train, (and ...
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Word order when using a dative+accusative objects with temporal+causal+modal+local information elements

Forget te-ka-mo-lo, and consider the rule: "an adverb with a meaning that is very tightly connected to the verb meaning is inserted close to the verb, i.e. close to the end position of the verb ...
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