Adverbs and Prepositions. Adverb. An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another verb. Just as an adjective makes the meaning of a noun or a pronoun more definite, an adverb makes the meaning of a verb, an adjective or another adverb more definite. Examples
Please put the package there.
I will call you later.
Softly, I shut my door.
How often or how long?
Alanna always reads science fiction novels.
To what extent or how much?
The lemonade was too sour.
never, always, often, seldom, usually, forever
very, hardly, almost, really, most, nearly, less
Quietly, she will tiptoe from the stage.
She will quietly tiptoe from the stage.
She will tiptoe quietly from the stage.
-Your math book is underneath your coat, Allen.
-The one behind us honked his horn.