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Adverbs

Adverbs are words that modify or describe other words. They can modify verbs, as in, "He speaks softly." Or they can modify adjectives, as in, "This room is quite large." Or they can even modify other adverbs, as in, "He walked very slowly."

You can turn many adjectives into adverbs by adding -ly to the end, as in quietly, quickly, slowly, or gladly. But be careful! This isn't true 100% of the time. For example, this doesn't work for adjectives that already end in -y, such as happy. The adverbial form of happy is happily.

Adverbs can come at the beginning, middle, or end of a sentence. You can say, "Quickly, she ran down the street," or, "She ran quickly down the street," or, "She ran down the street quickly." However, you should never put an adverb between a verb and its object. You can say, "I hungrily ate an apple," but not, "I ate hungrily an apple."

Adverbs Grammar Quiz

  1. The kids ran down the street.

  2. She walked down the hallway.

  3. Usain Bolt runs very, very .

  4. Spaghetti tastes delicious.

  5. Miles Davis played the trumpet .

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omar hip hop

Algeria

thank you all so mush for these informationLaughing


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12:30 PM Mar 25 2012 |

ademarjr

ademarjr

Brazil

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10:20 PM Dec 20 2011 |

princess-aghlan

Algeria

Hope that you’ve got benefit of this interesting lesson cause I’m getting benefit too, since my weak mad teacher isn’t really efficient to explain such easy lessons, doesn’t  matter anyway, I’m gonna work on it as long as I can..

07:39 PM Nov 23 2011 |

princess-aghlan

Algeria

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07:30 PM Nov 23 2011 |

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Morocco

thank you very much.it’s very useful for usCool

04:44 PM Nov 10 2011 |

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premakarthikeyan

India

adverbs always  cause confusion.  the simple and clear details clarified 80% of my doubts.  thank you.

08:48 AM Nov 09 2011 |

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Hala211

American Samoa

I like this point of grammer becouse i couldnt understand adverbs before thanks a lot.

01:10 AM Oct 31 2011 |

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mikaworld

mikaworld

Algeria

it is very intersting lesson thank you

10:07 AM Sep 28 2011 |

Teddy Kavuma

Uganda

words in a sentence that tell us when, where, or how the action (verb) happened

08:15 AM Sep 28 2011 |

Shaluunge

United Kingdom

really I know how Use Adjectives and Adverbs!!!!! First ADJECTIVES! words that go with the nouns and tell Us Something about them are colled Adjectives Second ADVERBS! words that go with the verbs are colled Adverbs

12:37 PM Jul 22 2011 |