Language Refresher 98: Correct vs Correctly

Collins Dictionary gave the following rules that will help us learn how to use Correct vs Correctly.

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a. Correct: 

“Correct” is an adjective which means “it is in accordance with the facts and has no mistakes.”

Ex. The correct answers can be found at the bottom of page 8.


b. Correctly:

“Correctly” is an adverb that is synonymous to “perfectly.”

Ex. Did I pronounce your name correctly?


To read more about this topic, please click here: Collins Dictionary

To take the quiz, please click here.

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