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    bautiful/beautifully

    Which is the right way to say the following sentences?

    It's beautiful decorated or It's beautifully decorated
    This painting was beautiful decorated(by him) or This painting was beautifully decorated (by him)

    I think that the adjective is the right choice in both of them because to be is a linking verb , but I am not sure.

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    Re: bautiful/beautifully

    You should use beautifully as the main function of an adverb is to describe ADjectives or VERBS (AD+VERBS). In this case decorated works as an adjective.

    It's beautifully decorated.
    Her hair is beautifully done.
    The food was beautifully served.

    Hope it helps.

    Quote Originally Posted by allthewayanime View Post
    Which is the right way to say the following sentences?

    It's beautiful decorated or It's beautifully decorated
    This painting was beautiful decorated(by him) or This painting was beautifully decorated (by him)

    I think that the adjective is the right choice in both of them because to be is a linking verb , but I am not sure.

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    Re: bautiful/beautifully

    Thank you! One last thing is it correct to say : It's official or It's officially?

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    Re: bautiful/beautifully

    Quote Originally Posted by allthewayanime View Post
    Thank you! One last thing is it correct to say : It's official or It's officially?
    It depends on the context.

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    Re: bautiful/beautifully

    Actually you can say "It's beautiful decorated," for example, of a rather bare looking Christmas tree, meaning it's beautiful when decorated.

    Quote Originally Posted by allthewayanime View Post
    Which is the right way to say the following sentences?

    It's beautiful decorated or It's beautifully decorated
    This painting was beautiful decorated(by him) or This painting was beautifully decorated (by him)

    I think that the adjective is the right choice in both of them because to be is a linking verb , but I am not sure.

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