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    #1

    miss you so bad / badly

    I just want to know which one is right ? between

    i miss you so bad
    i miss you so badly
    i miss you badly

    tq:>

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    #2

    Re: miss you so bad / badly

    Quote Originally Posted by pangunk View Post
    I just want to know which one is right ? between

    i miss you so bad
    i miss you so badly
    i miss you badly

    tq:>
    I think colloquially, the first is used in AmE. In BrE the second and third sentences would be fine although I would say "I miss you so much".

    Don't forget to capitalise the word "I" at all times.

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    #3

    Re: miss you so bad / badly

    NOT A TEACHER

    pangunk, if you look below your thread you will find a lot of similar threads. One seems to cover your questions as well. However, I am not allowed to post links, yet.
    Bad/badly seems to be a struggle for a lot of people here

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    #4

    Re: miss you so bad / badly

    Thank a lot both of you

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    #5

    Re: miss you so bad / badly

    "Bad", as an adverb, has both a standard use and a questionable use, in that the latter can sound incorrect.

    Standard use (mostly spoken English):

    He didn't do bad in last night's game, actually.
    She a bit bad off at the moment, but she gets paid at the end of the month, so.... (AmEng.)

    You don't seem to want this bad enough.

    When bad is used as a near-synonym of severly, it is often seen as less than standard.

    He hated her bad.
    She is bad sick, so she can't go to work.

    And bad is more common than badly after a copula (linking verb):

    I feel bad/?badly.
    The food tasted bad/?badly.

    And let's not omit the slang sense of "bad", which means "good".

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