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    Smile I'm confused

    Dear teachers,
    I'm confused about the use of "specially" and "especially". Can you help me, please? Thank you very much!

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    Re: I'm confused

    Quote Originally Posted by Duongcuc View Post
    Dear teachers,
    I'm confused about the use of "specially" and "especially". Can you help me, please? Thank you very much!
    May I add 'particularly'. They have very similar meanings.
    S.M.

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    Smile Re: I'm confused

    I do not know.
    However, it could be because one is British and the other American.
    Consider it is just a guess.

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    Re: I'm confused

    Both words are used in both BrE and AmE. See:

    especially or specially?

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