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    Smile Use of adverb

    HELLO

    I want to know which of the two sentences below is right:

    he was inefficiently dismissed

    he was dismissed for being inefficient

    thankyou

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Default Re: Use of adverb

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    HELLO

    I want to know which of the two sentences below is right:

    He was inefficiently dismissed >> The person who dismissed him did the dismissal inefficiently.

    He was dismissed for being inefficient >> He has done his job badly so he has been dismissed from it.

    Thank you
    They are both grammatically correct, but with different contexts and meanings.
    Last edited by Anglika; 18-Jun-2007 at 13:23. Reason: typo

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