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Adverb Notes. Definition. An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Adverbs answer the following questions:. Where? How often? or how long? When? To What extent? How? or how much?. Examples.

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definition
Definition
  • An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb
adverbs answer the following questions
Adverbs answer the following questions:

Where? How often? or how long?

When? To What extent?

How? or how much?

examples
Examples
  • The sprinter ran swiftly. [The adverb swiftly modifies the verb ran and hells how.]
  • I read the funny pages early on Sunday morning. [The adverb early modifies the adjective small and tells to what extent.]
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Examples

3. Jolene was comforting a very small child. [The adverb very modifies the adjective small and tells to what extent.]

4. The fire blazed too wildly for anyone to enter. [The adverb too modifies the adverb wildly and tells to what extent. The adverb wildly modifies the verb modifies the verb blazed and tells how.]

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Examples

5. Dad will sometimes quote from Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s speech. [The adverb sometimes modifies the verb will quote and tells how often.]

6. Put the apples there, and we will eat them later. [The adverb there modifies the verb put and tells where. The adverb later modifies the verb will eat and tells when.]

where
Where?
  • Away
  • Here
  • Inside
  • There
  • Up
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When?
  • Later
  • Now
  • Soon
  • Then
  • Tomorrow
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How?
  • Clearly
  • Easily
  • Quietly
  • Slowly
how often or how long
How often? or how long?
  • Always
  • Usually
  • Continuously
  • Never
  • Forever
  • Briefly
to what extent or how much
To what extent? or How much?
  • Almost
  • So
  • Too
  • More
  • Least
  • Extremely
  • Quite
  • Very
  • Not
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Take Note

The word not is nearly always used as an adverb modifying a verb. When not is part of a contraction, as in hadn’t, aren’t, and didn’t, the –n’t is still an adverb and is not part of the verb.

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