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    earnestly

    He ask for earnestly.

    What it mean?

    Please explain it.

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    Re: earnestly

    It's incomplete, but if you ask for something earnestly, you ask in a very serious way and do your best to get the other person to give it to you.

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    Re: earnestly

    'earnestly' is an adverb whereas 'earnest' is the adjective.
    He asked for an earnest answer.

    He asked earnestly/he earnestly asked...

    'The Importance of Being Earnest'-Oscar Wilde

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