ADVERB

Adverb

Just like adjectives, adverbs are also used to describe words, but the difference is that adverbs describe adjectives, verbs, or another adverb.

Type Of Adverb

  • Adverb of Manner – this refers to how something happens or how an action is done.

 Example: Annie danced gracefully.

The word “gracefully” tells how Annie danced.

  • Adverb of Time – this states “when” something happens or “when” it is done.

Example: She came yesterday.

The italicized word tells when she “came.”

  • Adverb of Place – this tells something about “where” something happens or ”where” something is done.

Example:  Of course, I looked everywhere!

The adverb “everywhere” tells where I “looked.”

  • Adverb of Degree – this states the intensity or the degree to which a specific thing happens or is done.

Example: The child is very talented.

The italicized adverb answers the question, “To what degree is the child talented?”

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