Adverb

Adverb

 

 

 

 

 

                                                    An adverb is a word that’s used to alter any component of language except for pronoun or a noun. It modifies the meaning of even a sentence, adjective, adverbs or a verbs. Cases: An adverb modifies a verb. He sang sweetly. It modifies an adjective. She’s usually intelligent. An adverb modifies another adverb. Hany ran very quickly. It modifies the whole sentence. Fortunately, I met him by chance.

Hany ran very quickly. It modifies the whole sentence. Fortunately, I met him by chance. 

Traditionally it is considered a single part of speech, Quickly,Slowly,Gently are adverbs.

It is also expresses Time,, Manner, place, Phrases and degree.

 

 

Example:

  1. John runs quickly.  (In this sentence “quickly” is adverb and describe how and modify the verb “Runs”)
  2. Sara eats  Very Tasty burger. (In this sentence “Very” is Adverb and describe How much or degree and modify the verb “Eats” ).

 

 

In Below sentences Adverbs modify the Phrases.

  1. He is standing close beside her
  2. He wear all in black.

 

In below sentences Adverbs modify another adverbs.

  1. He moved to the destination very easily. (In this sentence “Very” modify the “easily”)
  2. Steward win the race quite Aggressively.(In this sentence “Very” modify the “easily”)

 

Total seven Types of Adverbs:

  1. time.
  2. Frequency.
  3. Place.
  4. Manner.
  5. Degree or quantity
  6. Affirmation and negation.
  7. Reason