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    Is this grammatically correct?

    I found;

    The door was painted darkly grey.

    Though I'm used to the word 'dark grey', I became to think that adverbs can modify adjectives.
    In that way, 'darkly grey' can be OK?
    Please help~~~

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    Re: Is this grammatically correct?

    The colour is not grey 'in a dark way'; the grey is dark.

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