# English

When I got close to the penguins, I had to cover my nose. Surprisingly, they smelled terrible.

(What is part of speech of 'close' in the sentence? Is it an adjective or an adverb?)

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1. Although this is not my area of expertise, it looks like an adjective to me. Look at "close" in relation to the previous and following three words.

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posted by PsyDAG

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