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Can someone please check my work. The teacher said there were 4 sentences with more than 1 adverb, but I can only find 3. Thank you.

Identify each adverb and tell the word it modifies.

1. The nation of Brazil actually covers almost half of the continent of South America.
actually - covers
almost - half
half - covers

2.A large portion of the Amazon rain forest grows there.
there - grows

3.Many people have become more active in the preservation of the rain forest.
more - active

4.The loss of the rain forest may seriously affect the planet's climate.
seriously - affect

5.Very early in the sixteenth century, Brazil was colonized by the Portuguese.
very - early
early - was colonized

6.The country later became an independent republic.
later - became

7.Brazilians often say Bom dia, which means "good day" in Portuguese.
often - say

8.In Brazil, sports fans can almost always find a soccer game in progress.
almost - always
always - find

9.Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, is an extremely modern city.
extremely - modern

10.My aunt travels frequently, but she hasn't been to Brasilia.
frequently - travels

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  2. 1. The nation of Brazil actually covers almost half of the continent of South America.
    actually - covers right
    almost - half right
    half - covers incorrect; "half" is not an adverb; see www.answers.com/half

    2.A large portion of the Amazon rain forest grows there.
    there - grows right

    3.Many people have become more active in the preservation of the rain forest.
    more - active right

    4.The loss of the rain forest may seriously affect the planet's climate.
    seriously - affect right

    5.Very early in the sixteenth century, Brazil was colonized by the Portuguese.
    very - early right
    early - was colonized right

    6.The country later became an independent republic.
    later - became right

    7.Brazilians often say Bom dia, which means "good day" in Portuguese.
    often - say right

    8.In Brazil, sports fans can almost always find a soccer game in progress.
    almost - always right
    always - find right

    9.Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, is an extremely modern city.
    extremely - modern right

    10.My aunt travels frequently, but she hasn't been to Brasilia.
    frequently - travels right

    I don't find a fourth sentence with more than one adverb either.

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