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    Default "brutally bloody" & "bloodily brutal"

    Hi,

    - There are many brutally bloody scenes in this movie.
    - There are many bloodily brutal scenes in this movie.

    Which is idiomatic?

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    Default Re: "brutally bloody" & "bloodily brutal"

    brutally bloody

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    Default Re: "brutally bloody" & "bloodily brutal"

    Would you help me to understand why bloodily brutal scenes is not idiomatic?

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    Default Re: "brutally bloody" & "bloodily brutal"

    The adjective and the adverb share the same form: bloody, as in bloody brutal, meaning terribly brutal.

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