Adverbs


What are adverbs?

Adverbs are words that – ‘add some more information’ about – Verbs, Adjectives, and other Adverbs  – to  specify their quality, degree, intensity, etc. – in order to clarify – ‘exactly what you mean’.


Examples of Adverbs, that are ‘used with Verbs’, to clarify their quality, are – .


  • Run quickly.
  • Eat fast.
  • Speak clearly.
  • Write neatly.
  • Waiting eagerly.
  • Love dearly.  Etc. 

Examples of Adverbs, that are ‘used to clarify – the degree or intensity – of Adjectives, are – .

  • Very beautiful.
  • Truly grateful.
  • Extremely dangerous.
  • Highly motivating.
  • Temporarily unavailable.
  • Really successful.  Etc. 

Examples of Adverbs, that are ‘used to clarify – the degree or intensity – of other Adverbs, are – .

  • Very rarely.
  • Quite often.
  • Right now.
  • Most certainly.
  • More often.
  • Really fast. Etc. Now – .

What is the purpose of using Adverbs?

The purpose of using Adverbs, is to clarify – ‘exactly what you mean’.

Examples.

  • Are you understanding? or .
  • Are you understanding completely?

  • Is the project complete? or .
  • Is the project almost complete?

  • Do you sometimes wake up at 6? or .
  • Do you always wake up at 6?

Remember – Adverbs are used to – ‘specify‘ and ‘clarify‘ – exactly what you meanNow, lets look at the different – .


TYPES of ADVERBS – . First – .

Adverbs of – degree .

Examples .

  • You are very intelligent.
  • She is too beautiful.
  • This kid is pretty quiet in class.
  • The project is almost complete.

Adverbs of – place .

Examples .

  • Please come here.
  • I will go there.
  • Look up.
  • Go inside.

Adverbs of – time .

Examples.

  • I will start my work now.
  • They will come late.
  • I spoke with them yesterday.
  • He has met me before.

Adverbs of – frequency .

Examples .

  • I always listen to my parents.
  • My friend has seen this movie twice.
  • You will have to call him again.
  • He comes to this place sometimes.

Adverbs of – manner .

Examples .

  • Please explain slowly.
  • You played well.
  • My team has worked hard on this project.
  • I can do this easily.