Adverbs are used to modify a verb, an adjective, or another adverb:
Kinds of Adverbs
1. Adverbs of Manner
The Adverbs like wisely, foolishly, well, fast, slowly, bravely shows how (or the manner in which) an action is done. Such Adverbs are called Adverbs of Manner. Adverb of Manner answer the question -'How'?
1. She ran fast.
2. Adverbs of Place
The Adverbs like outside, everywhere, here, there, hither, thither, out, forward shows where an action is done. Such Adverbs are called Adverbs of Place. Adverb of Place answer the question -'where'?
1. School children are playing outside.
3. Adverbs of Time
The Adverbs today like yesterday, tomorrow, daily, early, presently, immediately show when an action is done are called Adverbs of time. Adverb of time answer the question -'when'?
1. School children do their homework daily.
4. Adverbs of Number
The Adverbs which shows how often an action is done like twice, always, done. Adverb of Number answer the question -'How often'?
1. He seldom came here.
5. Adverbs of Degree
These Adverbs, which show how much or to what extent a thing is done, are called Adverb of Degree.
1. The coffee was extremely hot.
6. Interrogative Adverbs
Adverbs which are used for asking questions are called 'Interrogative Adverbs'.
1. When did he come?
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