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    heavily or hard

    Hi there
    Would you please tell me the answers to the following sentences? Thank you.

    The rain fell ________ last night. A) hard B) heavily
    The wind blew ________ last night. A) hard B) heavily
    Last edited by lisa666; 14-Jun-2012 at 13:31.

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    Re: heavily or hard

    Quote Originally Posted by lisa666 View Post
    Hi there
    Would you please tell me the answers to the following sentences? Thank you.

    The rain fell ________ last night. A) hard B) heavily
    The wind blew ________ last night. A) hard B) heavily
    You try first.

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    Re: heavily or hard

    I'm not sure, but I think both would work, since both are adverbs and are modifying the way the rain fell and the way the wind blew.
    Not a teacher.

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    Re: heavily or hard

    Quote Originally Posted by BrunaBC View Post
    I'm not sure, but I think both would work, since both are adverbs and are modifying the way the rain fell and the way the wind blew.
    bhaisahab did suggest that lisa try first.

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    Re: heavily or hard

    Sorry
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