Posted by Kelly on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 7:58pm.
What are the adverb(s) in the following sentence
The teacher seemed unusually cheerful.
Is it unusually and cheerful?
- English - Ms. Sue, Monday, January 28, 2013 at 8:09pm
Unusually is an adverb modifying the adjective cheerful.
There's only one adverb in that sentence.
- English - Kelly, Monday, January 28, 2013 at 8:11pm
How about this one?
The summer rain fell extremely heavily.
Are extremely and heavily both adverbs that describe fell?
- English - Ms. Sue, Monday, January 28, 2013 at 8:12pm
Yes. They are both adverbs modifying fell.
- English - Kelly, Monday, January 28, 2013 at 8:16pm
The story ended very happily.
Adverbs very and happily or only
- English - Ms. Sue, Monday, January 28, 2013 at 8:23pm
Both very and happily are adverbs.
Very modifies happily.
Happily modifies ended.
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