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    Especially

    "More extensive information is provided vie a hotline specially set up for that purpose and subject to a charge."

    A friend tells me that "specially" should be "especially," but I disagree. Who's right?

    Thanks!

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    Re: Especially

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    "More extensive information is provided vie a hotline specially set up for that purpose and subject to a charge."

    A friend tells me that "specially" should be "especially," but I disagree. Who's right?

    Thanks!
    I would say that your friend is right.

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    Re: Especially

    I prefer specially in this context.

    Look at this site for extensive discussions on the two words:

    especially or specially - WordReference Forums

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