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    adverb

    Which form of the adverb STRICT do we use in the following sentence and why?
    A lot of periodicals are published on a strictly (strict) daily schedule.

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    Re: adverb

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    I would say 'strict' is correct. Also, 'according to/following a...' would perhaps better substitute the 'on a...', so: "A lot of periodicals are published according to/following a strict daily schedule."

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    Re: adverb

    The point is that the schedule is strict, so it's an adjective describing the noun. It doesn't describe "daily."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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