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Hi, 

I'm having some problems with the two words above...

Any help would be welcome.

Thanks

1) To suggest that we would do anything differently/different is incorrect (I have no idea here!)

2) I would do things differently/different if I had the chance (I think differently)

3) You're not as differently/different from me (I think different)

Thanks again...
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1. Both are correct but mean different things. Differently is an adverb and indicates that something would be done in a different way. Different is an adjective and suggests that whatever might be done would be similar to what was done before.
2. In a different way, in other words only differently is correct.
3. You're not so different from me. Clearly, an adjective is needed.
CB
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#1 — both will do, but they'd yield different meanings.
To do something differently means to do it in another way.
For exaple: Hey, that's the right answer but you can solve it differenty, in just three lines!
To do something different is... well I suppose you've got it. I means doing another thing.
For example: You've been sitting in fron the TV all day. You better do something different, go make a stroll!
How about when it's used like this: Our homework will look a little differently
"Different" describes the homework, but "differently" describes the action of looking. In order to look "differently," the homework would need eyes so it could look in a different way.
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I really did not mean anything differently.

I really did not mean anything different. Is this correct?

They don't look different/differently.

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"Look" is copulative there. It takes the adjective "different".

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