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    I am not English but I have a lot of knowledge of Latin grammar. I heard someone saying:

    I am walking incredibly slowly.

    Is it correct?

    I thought that it should be:

    I am walking incredible slowly.

    Because incredible describe the quality of slowly which is an adverb bit of the verb "walking".

    Would someone explain what is the correct form?

    Thanks

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    Default Re: incredibly slowly

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I am not English but I have a lot of knowledge of Latin grammar. I heard someone saying:

    I am walking incredibly slowly.

    Is it correct?

    I thought that it should be:

    I am walking incredible slowly.

    Because incredible describe the quality of slowly which is an adverb bit of the verb "walking".

    Would someone explain what is the correct form?

    Thanks
    No incredible slowly is wrong. Incredibly slowly is correct. An adjective cannot refer to an adverb. Slowly is an adverb. Adverbs can refer:
    1. To verbs: drive slowly
    2. To adjectives: extremely beautiful
    3. To adverbs: incredibly slowly
    4. To the whole sentence: Frankly, I don't believe in it.

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    Fleur de mort Guest

    Default Re: incredibly slowly

    Thanks a lot. It's clear.

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