English Grammar : Adverbs

Types of Adverbs in English Grammar

What is Adverb?

"Adverb is a word used to add value to the verb."

'Adverbs' provide a description of when, how, where, in what manner / way and to what extent something is done or happens.

» When? : He always arrives early.
» How? : She drives carefully.
» Where? : They go everywhere together.
» In what way? : She cooks slowly.
» To what extent? : Coffee is terribly hot.

An 'adverb' is a word (s) used to add value (to tell more about verb) to the verb. It is generally written after the verb in a sentence. They add description to the sentence to make it more detailed and interesting.

  • • She danced well.
  • • He runs quickly.
  • • He sang melodiously.
  • • The puppy ran excitedly.
  • • The train moved slowly.
  • • He passed the exam easily.
  • • She look absolutely fabulous.
  • • He plays cricket extremely well.
  • • Sachin played scientific cricket.
  • • She played the gitar extremely well.

But sometimes Advebs also comes before the verb.

  • Occasionally I drink wine.
  • Suddenly I got unconscious.
  • Usually he take the bus to work.
  • • She is always late for everything.
  • Perhaps you should explain further.
  • Melodious song is sung by Arijit Singh.
  • Sometimes she wore a woollen jacket.
  • Scientific Cricket is played by Sachin.
  • • A dance was performed well by Hema Malini.
  • Unfortunately, I forgot my enterence pass.
It is difficult to find an adverb in a sentence because they are similar to adjective. To find out an adverb, we use test questions.
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Types of Noun in English Language
Types of Pronoun in English Language
Types of Verb in English Language
Types of Adverb in English Language
Types of Adjective in English Language
Kinds of Preposition in English Language
Types of Conjunction in English Language
Uses of Interjection words in English Language


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