[Grammar] (the most highly / the highest )

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alaaodeh

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She got the ------------- mark in class.
1- most highly.
2- highest.

Which one is right and why ?
 

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'Highest' is correct. It's the superlative form of the adjective 'high'.

'Most highly' is adverbial — not adjectival.

'Of all the precious stones, the diamond is the most highly prized'.

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How ??
verb + adverb
be + adjective
 
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