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Adverbs of place

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An adverb is a word that describes or gives more information about a verb, an adjectiv another adverb, or even the entire sentence. Adverbs usually answer the following questions: Where? Home. (“I went home.”) When? Yesterday. (“We met yesterday.”) How? Slowly. (“The turtle moves slowly .”) How often? Sometimes. (“Sometimes it stops responding.”) How long? Temporarily. (“She is staying with us temporarily.”) How likely? Surely. (“Our team will surely win!”) To what degree? Very . (“She was very pleased.”) An adverb can describe a verb: She runs quickly. An adverb can describe an adjective: She is so beautiful. An adverb can describe another adverb: She smokes very rarely. An adverb can describe an entire sentence: Naturally, you don’t have to come. The word “adverb” comes for the Latin ad- (in addition) and verbum (word). In many cases (but not always!) adverbs have the following form:   Adjective + “-ly” Examples:… Read More »Adverbs

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What is an Adverb? An adverb is a word that is used to modify (to tell more about) a verb, an adjective, and another adverb.   TYPES OF ADVERB Adverbs of Manner Adverbs of manner are ones that answer the question “how?” These adverbs show how something, such as an action, is done. In a sentence, manner adverbs typically follow the verb, which is a part of speech that represents a state or action, such as “sing.” An example of an adverb of manner used in a sentence is the word “beautifully” in the sentence “he sings beautifully.” More examples are: swiftly, slowly, sluggishly etc.   Adverbs of Time Adverbs of time demonstrate when something, such as an action, happens or is done; these types of adverbs answer the question “when?” An adverb of time is situated by the English speaker or writer at the beginning or the end of… Read More »ADVERBS

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Adverbs of time These answer the question when? Examples: He joined the class yesterday. Today, I will go to the cinema.   Adverbs of place These answer, the question where? Examples: Mrs. Joyce has gone out. The bus stop is near the post office.   Adverbs of frequency These answer the question how often? Examples: She often leaves without permission. He always works hard.   Adverbs of manner These answer the question how? Examples: Many ran fast to catch the bus He painted the house badly.   Adverbs of degree These answer the question how much? Examples:  Luka is extremely intelligent. She is very ill.   See also: ADVERBS SPECIAL PROBLEMS WITH ADJECTIVES POSITION OF ADJECTIVES IN SENTENCES ARTICLES AND POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS INTERROGATIVE ADJECTIVES

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