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  • Adverbs that Indicate - An adverb may indicate the time, the place, the degree, or the manner in which the verb performs its action; or it may indicate the degree of the quality expressed by the adjective or by another adverb.
  • Adverbs used as Adjectives - Adverbs closely resemble adjectives. Some wordsówithout change of formóare either an adjective or adverb. To distinguish between the two, you need to decide which part-of-speech the given word is and how to use it correctly in the sentence.
  • Comparison of Adverbs - Adverbs can resemble adjectives because their forms can show different degrees of comparison.
  • Double Negatives - Modern English forbids the use of the double negative. Learn how to avoid them.
  • Interrogative Adverbs - When you use the words Why, how, when, where, etc. to ask a question, we refer to the adverb as an interrogative adverb.
  • Modal Adverbs - The words perhaps, however, possibly, surely, probably are adverbs. When one of these words modifies the whole sentence (rather than the verb or an adjective), we refer to them as modal adverbs.
  • What are Conjunctive Adverbs? - Some adverbs join the principal clauses of a compound sentence. You should use a comma and a coordinating conjunction or a semi-colon to connect the clauses.
  • What is an Adverb? - An adverb is a word used to modify the meaning of a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.