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    Adverbs

    A question about the word complete/completely.

    What is right a or b:
    a) It was a complete waste of time
    a) It was a completely waste of time

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    Re: Adverbs

    What word is complete/completely modifying? Is that word a noun or a verb?

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    Re: Adverbs

    Quote Originally Posted by sprøjten View Post
    A question about the word complete/completely.

    What is right a or b:
    a) It was a complete waste of time
    a) It was a completely waste of time
    "Complete" and your title should have been "Adjective or Adverb".

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    Re: Adverbs

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    "Complete" and your title should have been "Adjective or Adverb".
    My fault. Why is it "complete" then?

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    Re: Adverbs

    Quote Originally Posted by sprøjten View Post
    My fault. Why is it "complete" then?
    See post #2.

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    Re: Adverbs

    Actually, your thread title should have been "It was a complete/completely waste of time". The forum guidelines say that your thread title should include all or some of the words you are querying.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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