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    easy to easily?

    Rachel: Well, apparently he scares easy.

    "Easy" here should be substituted by "easily", am I right?

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    Re: easy to easily?

    Yes. Recast to "he is easily scared" vs "he is easy scared" and it is clear that you are correct in your assumption.

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    Re: easy to easily?

    But sometimes 'easy' can be a bare adverb - 'Take it easy', for example.

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