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    should have done different/differently

    ...think about what they should have done different/differently

    which one is correct?

    thanx

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    #2

    Re: should have done different/differently

    Quote Originally Posted by tintiman View Post
    ...think about what they should have done different/differently

    which one is correct?

    thanx
    **Not a teacher**

    ...think about what they should have done differently,

    because 'differently' is an adverb here.

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    #3

    Re: should have done different/differently

    "They should have done differently"
    This one right.

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    Re: should have done different/differently

    The previous posters are right, "differently" is correct.

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    Re: should have done different/differently

    Thank you bhaisahab for confirming that we are right...

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