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Why isn't it "live wildly"? I know sometimes even an adjective can describe a verb as an adverb, is this that kind of case?
gu44)Another strange phenomenon has been added to the list of effects that global warming is having on the natural world : shrinking sheep. The Soay sheep of Scotland that live wild on the island of Hirta have been studied closely for more than two decades...
I rather like the idea of sheep living wildly - it suggests they're out every night getting drunk and having mad parties!
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Can you explain that sometimes an adjective like "wild" can describe a verb? Verbs are usually described by adverbs, not adjectives. So is this an exceptional case where an adjective acts like an adverb?
The Soay sheep of Scotland that live wild on the island of Hirta
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