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How To Identify Adverbs

The word is probably an adverb if it ends in –ly. Examples are: cleverly, carefully, sweetly, pleasantly, eagerly etc. Another common property of adverbs is that you can change their position and the sentence will still make sense. This...

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...

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...