Especially vs Specially and Particularly

by Majid
(Iran)

Could you please tell me whether "especially, specially and particularly" can be used interchangeably in the following sentences


Here are some notes on usage first:

Especially and specially

Can be used to create the same meaning.

* Especially means, "above all".
* Especially comes before prepositions and conjuntions (especially in..., especially when...)
* Specially with past participle (something was specially made, written or done).

Particularly

Refers to something done in a particular manner; specifically; individually.

I have listed each adjective and if it doesn't work in the sentence I have crossed it out.


1- My mother baked the cake .......... for me.

Especially, Specially and Particularly



2- under all the innocent fun, there are dangers......for children.

Especially, Specially and Particularly



3- he was disinclined to talk about his children,........... to his students.

Especially, Specially and Particularly



4- the problem of inaccessibility of essential goods ,......... of food,is reaching a crisis point.

Especially, Specially and Particularly



5- he bought a ......... big TV at vast expense.

Especially, Specially and Particularly



6- She likes all of her pets,..... the cats.

Especially, Specially and Particularly



7- He is very good at many sports,... swimming and golf.

Especially, Specially and Particularly



8- Food was spoiled ...... meat.

Especially, Specially and Particularly



9-I ... liked the movie I saw last night,... the role of the hero.

Especially, Specially and Particularly



10-I thought he ran a ...... promising race.

Especially, Specially and Particularly



11- his action constituted a .... severe form of defeatism.

Especially, Specially and Particularly



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