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Daemon
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Wrong vs. Wrongly

The adjective "wrong" can become the adverb "wrongly," but we can use "wrong" as an irregular adverb as well—both are acceptable. When "wrong" is used as an adverb, where must it be positioned in a sentence? More...
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The adverbial wrong always follows the verb it modifies (e.g., he answered wrong). It also follows the object of the verb if there is one (e.g., he answered the question wrong). And wrongly can go either before or after its verb (e.g., he was wrongly imprisoned by the state; the state imprisoned him wrongly).

In any case, keep in mind that some consider the adverbial wrong incorrect, so writers who wish to play it safe should stick with wrongly in more formal communication.


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The adjective "wrong" can become the adverb "wrongly," but we can use "wrong" as an irregular adverb as well—both are acceptable.


Many people use these words incorrectly. Everyone is sorry -- please forgive.
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