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    Specially or Especially

    Hullo !
    Could you please tell us what's the exact difference between Specially and Especially in use ?
    Well , How to complete these two sentences with the above adverbs ?
    1- I love all sports , but . Basketball
    2- All her clothes are made for her in France

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: Specially or Especially

    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Shakespeare View Post
    Hullo !
    Could you please tell us what's the exact difference between Specially and Especially in use ?
    Well , How to complete these two sentences with the above adverbs ?
    1- I love all sports , but . Basketball
    2- All her clothes are made for her in France


    Thanks in advance
    This has been discussed before in this forum. I searched the forum for "specially" and found this:

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    Have a look at the various different threads and see if you can work out the correct answers. Post your suggested answers here and we will have a look!

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    Re: Specially or Especially

    Have a look at the various different threads and see if you can work out the correct answers. Post your suggested answers here and we will have a look!


    Ok , thanks for this kind of help :)

    Well , have a look at these quotes :


    According to the Oxford Dictionary, the words especially and specially are not interchangeable, although both can mean "particularly". Only especially means "in particular", as in He despised them all, especially Thomas, and only specially means "for a special purpose", as in The car was specially made for the occasion.


    Specially = for a particular purpose.

    Especially = particularly (used for emphasis)


    Only now do I get the rule well , Thanks

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