|re: Grammar in "Left in the Dark"|
||Dr_Rock 07:48 am MST 01/26/07|
|In reply to:||Grammar in "Left in the Dark" - Vin 07:27 am MST 01/26/07|
|Pedantically speaking it does mean that and 'badly' shouldn't be used there. But I think we all understand what Jim means by that line, and I think if you closely examine most songs (especially pop and hip-hop ones) you'll find some grammatical errors.|
> Listening to LitD this morning, and this line struck me:
> I needed you oh so badly tonight
> "Badly" being an adverb, doesn't this mean that the
> speaker is doing a poor job of "needing."
> Shouldn't this properly be "needed you oh so bad" ?
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