I spelt it wrong.
I spelt it wrongly.
Now consider a similar structure, "I spelt it incorrectly." What's the difference between,
 I spelt it wrong.
 I spelt it incorrectly.
Is  acceptable? If not, why?
 I spelt it wrongly.
 is acceptable, because ''wrong'' is both adjective and adverb. it has to be an adverb in this sentence.Originally Posted by Casiopea
 doesn't sound good to me. I prefer to use .
Last edited by lhn; 06-Mar-2006 at 16:48.