Adverb: Adverb Of Manner, Time, Place, Degree Explained With Examples


As stated earlier, adverbs are words that describe an adjective, a verb or another adjective.

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These are five adverbs that you should know so to find it easier to detect in a sentence:

1) Adverb of degree

2) Adverb of manner

3) Adverb of place

4) adverb of time

With this in your fingure tips, lets sample one at a time with examples on the some;

1) Adverb Of Degree

These verbs tells us more about the intensity of a verb in a sentence. In other word, it tells us how much or how degree.

They can be categorised as: How low, how fairly or how much.

Example: (1)The exam was quite fairly (medium degree)

(2) The exam was extremely hard (high degree)

Other examples: Almost, enough, hardly, quite, to mention a few.

2) Adverb Of Frequency

These adverbs help us to know how often the verb occurs in a sentence or in any occasion.

These adverbs appers right before the main verb in the sentence.

Example: Again, always, normally, rarely, usually, to mention a few.

Examples in a sentence;

1) I always read book before bed

2) She usually shop at the Supermarket.

3) Adverb Of Manner

These adverbs tends to tell us how or in what manner something was carried out.

They can be easily be identified since they commonly end in -ly.

Examples: Beautifully, generously, happily, neatly, to mention a few.

Examples in a sentence;

1) They calmly discussed the topic together.

2) He trimmed the flowers neatly.

4) Adverb Of Place

These adverbs tell us more about where the action took place.

Mainly, they pop up after the main verb or direct object at the sentence.

Examples: Above, below, everywhere, here, nowhere, out, to mention a few.

Examples in a sentence;

1) There is no car parked here.

2) The trush is scattered everywhere.

3) The kids were fighting below the tree.

5) Adverb Of Time

These adverbs are responsible of telling us more about the time at which the action took place.

These adverbs usually pop up at the beginning or at the end of a sentence.

Examples: Annually, daily, monthly, recently, tomorrow, yearly, to mention a few.

Examples in a sentence;

1) Lately you have been rude to everyone.

2) They recentely relocated to Kenya from Tanzania.

3) He drives daily to work

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