Real or Really?
- Real is an adjective. It modifies nouns or pronouns.
- Really is an adverb. It modifies verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs.
Incorrect: He stayed at a real classy hotel.
is an adjective. It should be modified by an adverb.)
Correct: He stayed at hotels with real class.
is a noun. The adjective modifies it.)
Correct: He stayed at a really classy hotel.
(The adjective classy
is modified by the adverb.)
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