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Posted by rfvv on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 5:45pm.



All the eight rowers face backward, but the cox faces forward.
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What is the part of speech of 'backward' and 'forward'?
Are they nouns or adverbs?•English - Anonymous, Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 5:47pm
Since they are modifying verbs, they are adverbs.
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Thank you for your help. "Backward' is also used as a noun.

All the eight rowers face backward, but the cox faces forward.
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What is the part of speech of 'backward' and 'forward'?
Are they nouns or adverbs?

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  1. "Backward" and "forward" in this sentence are used as adverbs. They tell HOW the action was done.

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