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    do wrong/correct

    Hi

    Is it OK to say: I don't remember what I did wrong and what correct.

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    Re: do wrong/correct

    Hello '08,

    1. I did it wrong
    2. I did it right
    3. I did it correctly
    4. ???I did it correct

    I would say you need an adverb here, as in the first three.

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    MrP

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    Re: do wrong/correct

    Quote Originally Posted by MrPedantic View Post
    Hello '08,

    1. I did it wrong
    2. I did it right
    3. I did it correctly
    4. ???I did it correct

    I would say you need an adverb here, as in the first three.

    Best wishes,

    MrP
    Hi

    I would say that "wrongly" and "rightly" are adverbs, but probably when you use "do" you write "wrong" and "right".

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    Re: do wrong/correct

    Hello G,

    You're right about "wrongly"; but "wrong" can also be an adverb (see here, for instance), and tends to turn up in set phrases, rather than "wrongly".

    All the best,

    MrP

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