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Adverbs

An adverb is a word that gives more information about a verb.

For example: He shouts loudly.

The adverb "loudly" modifies the verb "shouts." It tells us how the man is shouting.

Adverbs tell us the following things:

  • how an action occurs
  • where an action occurs
  • when an action occurs
  • how often an action occurs

There are four types of adverbs: adverbs of manner, adverbs of place, adverbs of time, and adverbs of frequency.

Adverbs of Manner

Adverbs of manner describe how something happens.

  • He was behaving badly.
  • She cleaned her room completely.

Adverbs of Place

Adverbs of place describe where something happens.

  • She is coming here.
  • Someone is talking near me.

Adverbs of Time

Adverbs of time tell when something will happen.

  • She's coming over soon.
  • I saw my mom yesterday.

Adverbs of Frequency

Adverbs of frequency tell how often something occurs.

  • I go to the gym daily.
  • My dad frequently goes to that grocery store.

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