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Adjective vs. Adverb | Confusing Cases

Some words ending in -ly are adjectives, and not normally adverbs. Common examples are: costly, cowardly, deadly, friendly, likely, lively, lonely, lovely, silly, ugly and unlikely. She has a lovely daughter. Don’t be silly. It was a lively discussion. Some adverbs and adjectives...

What Are Adjectives?

An adjective is a word like clever, beautiful, green, hungry, brave, which is used when we describe people, things, events etc. Adjectives are used in connection with nouns and pronouns. He wore a red shirt. We need some square tables. Each hand has five fingers. You are naughty. She...

Adjective vs. Adverb

An adjective is a word used to modify a noun. An adverb is a word used to modify a verb. Note that adverbs can also modify adjectives and other adverbs. The team did not play (verb) well (adverb) last season. (NOT …...

Adjectives

An adjective is a word used to describe people, things, events etc. It denotes a temporary or permanent quality associated with a noun. Examples are: honest, beautiful, old, small, big, happy etc. A typical...