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    SoothingDave is offline VIP Member
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    Default Re: Adjective or adverb

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Based on your claims my dear friends these two sentences could be correct :

    1. That was a strikingly convincing argument that the speaker delivered. ( strikingly modifies the adjective "convincing" or " the verb " delivered")
    2. That was a striking convincing argument that the speaker delivered. ( striking modifies the noun " argument" )

    Am I right?
    You have the basic idea. The adverb modifies "convincing," not "delivered."

    I still want a comma if you want to use two adjectives like that together.

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    Default Re: Adjective or adverb

    So, which of them is correct? the first?

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    Default Re: Adjective or adverb

    Both are possible, depending on what you want to say.

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