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English Grammar

What is an adverb?


Adverbs are words that almost always answers the questions how?, when?, where?, how often?, and in what way?

  • The house is partly built.
  • The computer is working slowly today.

Adverbs can be used to define adjectives.

  • The company my father works for is generally successful.
  • There are a lot of people in the world that are shockingly materialistic.
  • The floor was always uneven, it has to be fixed.

Adverbs are used to clarify other adverbs.

  • The test was really hard today.
  • The trains came incredibly quickly today, I was so luckey.

Adverbs can answer questions such as How? What? When? Where? and What?

  • My mother always listens to the radio.
  • I have to study today.
  • People should exercise carefully.
  • The students and teachers work closely together on the project.
  • The kids are playing ball approximately10 meters from the house.
  • There are many people living closely together in the city.

Adverbs can come before the subject.

  • Occasionally , we go out for dinner.
  • Sometimes, our teacher doesn't give us homework.

Adverbs can be placed between the subject and the main verb.

  • The bus slowly moves thought the street.
  • The dog quickly runs .

Adverbs can come after the verb.

  • The people are treating me nicely.
  • The runners ran the race quickly.

What are adverbs?

Types of Adverbs

Adverbs of Manner

Adverbs of Manner List

Adverbs of Manner Quiz

Adverb Spelling Rules

Adverb of Frequency

Adverb of Frequency Quiz

Adverb of Frequency With The Verb "to be"

Adverb of Frequency Chart