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    unexpected, unexpectedly

    Hello everybody,

    The Stock Market received a boost yesterday after the _______ high increase in the credit note of Turkey.

    I filled the gap with "unexpected", but the correct answer is unexpectedly. I think it seems fine when you put an adjective on that blank.
    I'd like to know whether "unexpected" is acceptable or not.
    Thank you.

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    Re: unexpected, unexpectedly

    I think it's possible to use an adjective there.

    (Mind you, I am not sure wwhether a credit note can have an increase, high or low.)

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    Re: unexpected, unexpectedly

    Quote Originally Posted by murattopak View Post
    Hello everybody,

    The Stock Market received a boost yesterday after the _______ high increase in the credit note of Turkey.

    I filled the gap with "unexpected", but the correct answer is unexpectedly. I think it seems fine when you put an adjective on that blank.
    I'd like to know whether "unexpected" is acceptable or not.
    Thank you.
    Either works for me. An adjective modifies "increase"; an adverb modifies "high". The end result is the same.

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