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The Adverb Too

The adverb too goes before the adjectives and adverbs it modifies. She drives too fast. She spoke too slowly. The weather was too hot. Her performance was too lousy. The adverb too is often followed by an infinitive structure. She is too...

Position Of Adverbs

Adverbs should be placed as near as possible to the verbs they modify. When the verb has no object, place the adverb immediately after it. They played (verb) well (adverb). She worked (verb) hard (adverb). He spoke (verb)...

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 Adverbs?

Adverbs are words like tomorrow, daily, badly, once and too. They tell us more about other words, especially verbs. The child smiled sweetly. (The adverb sweetly modifies the verb smiled.) She walked slowly. (The adverb slowly modifies the verb walked.) He talked politely. (The adverb...

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 …...

Adverb And Adverb Clauses

An adverb is a word like tomorrow, slowly, happily, once, soon, here and elsewhere. An adverb usually modifies a verb or a verb phrase and provides information about the manner, time, place or circumstances...