Kinds of Adverbs






Kinds of Adverbs :


The Adverbs

An adverb is a word which is used to modify any part of speech except a noun or pronoun.

It modifies the meaning of a verb, adjective, adverb or a sentence.

Examples :

An adverb modifies a verb.

He sang sweetly.

An adverb modifies an adjective.

She is usually intelligent.

An adverb modifies another adverb.

Hany ran very quickly.

An adverb modifies the whole sentence.

Fortunately, I met him by chance.

Kinds of Adverbs

Adverbs are divided into ELEVEN main kinds.

1. Adverb of Time

Ago
Already
Before
Daily
Early
Immediately
Late
Never
Now
Present
Since
Soon
Still
Then
Today
Tomorrow
Yesterday

2. Adverb of Place

About
Abroad
Below
Down
Downstairs
Everywhere
Far
Hence
Here
Hither
In
Near
Out
Thence
There
Thither
Under
Up

3. Adverb of Degree or Quantity

Almost
Completely
Exactly
Half
Hardly
Much
Partly
Partly
About
Quite
Rather
Scarcely
Secondly
Somewhat
Very
Wholly

4. Adverb of Manner

Badly
Ill
Slowly
Well
Quickly
Foolishly
Bravely
Wisely

5. Adverb of Affirmation or Certainty

By all means
Certainly
Surely
Verily
Definitely
Indeed
Obviously
Truly
Undoubtedly
Yes

6. Adverb of Interrogation

How much
How often
When
Where
Why
Wow

7. Adverb of Negation

Any
Never
No
Not

8. Adverb of Cause

Accordingly
Therefore
Consequently

9. Adverb of Repetition or Frequency

Occasionally
Often
Once
Seldom
Thrice
Twice

10. Adverb of Order

Firstly
Thirdly
Secondly
Lastly

11. Adverb of Relation

When
Why
Where

Adverbial Phrase

You don’t need any more, at present.
At last we reached Cairo.

1. Adverb of Manner

How are you?
I’m well.
How did Hasan run?
He ran quickly.

2. Adverb of Degree

Verbs

It completely went out of my mind.

Adjectives

The player was very clever.

Adverbs

He ran too fast.

I was so tired that I could not walk.
He is not a child and should not be so treated.
It was late. So I went home.
So help me God.
She was not just plain. She was positively ugly.
She has just arrived.
He was a just man.
She answered too carelessly.
He went to the cinema and I am too.
She won her money rather dishonestly.
She won her money fairly honestly.
The food was rather cold.
The food was fairly cold.
She is rather beautiful.
I suppose the bride was ugly.
No, a mtter of fact she was rather beautiful.

Comparatives

He is quite an excellent surgeon.
He is quite sure that she is not guilty.

The post office is near.
Keep near to me.
Ally tried hard to succeed.
It is raining hard.
It is a hard stone.
Early breakfast.
Hany gets up early.

Slow……slowly
Clear…..clearly
quick……quickly
vague……vaguely
wise…..wisely
foolish……..foolishly
gay……gaily
happy……happily
sure……surely
pure……purely
whole……wholly
due…..duly
true…..truly
responsible….. responsibly
comfortable…….comfortably
final….. finally
hopeful…..hopefully
beautiful…..beautifully
usual……usually

a friendly match

He met me friendly.







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