Tagged: adjective

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?

Adjectives are words like kind, clever, pretty and old. They describe nouns. Adjectives usually go before the nouns modified by them. She is a pretty girl. (Here the adjective pretty goes before the noun...

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...