What 🤷‍♀️ 🤷Are 🤔 Adverbs? - Grammar For Kids.


What are Adverbs?🤷‍♀️ 🤷

An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Many adverbs🔚 end "-ly."


For example:

  • She swims quickly.🏊‍♀️

(The adverb "quickly" tell us how she"swims.")

  • She is an extremely quick 🏊‍♀️swimmer.

(The adverb "extremely" describes the adjective "quick.")

  • She swims extremely 🏊‍♀️quickly.

(The adverb "extremely" describes the adverb "quickly.")



What do adverbs do?🤔

When an adverb 🗣describes a 👉🏼verb, it tells us how🤷, when, where📍, how often🔄, or how much the action is performed.


Here are some examples of adverbs describing verbs:

  • How: He ran quickly.🏃‍♀️

  • When: He ran yesterday.⬅️

  • Where: He ran here.⬇️

  • How often: He ran daily.📆

  • How much: He ran fastest.⛹️‍♀️💨


Types of adverbs:

Adverbs of manner:

These are the words 📝 used to describe🗣 the way that something is done.

Some of the most common adverbs of manners are:

Angrily

Badly

Carefully

Easily

Fast

Friendly

Gently

Happily

Hard

Heavily

Kindly

Loudly

Slowly

Softly


Adverbs of place🗺

It usually describes where something happens. These adverbs can refer to directions➡️ ⬅️ ⬆️ ⬇️, distances 📏, or the position of an object.

Some of the most used adverbs of place are:

Above

Around

Backward

Behind

Below

Between

Down

Everywhere

Forward

Outside

Up


Adverbs of time⏰ 🕰

Adverbs of time describe when📅 things happen, for how long they happened, or even for how 🔃 frequently an action happened.

The most common adverbs of time are:

Hourly

Daily

Nightly

Weekly

Before

Today

Tonight

Tomorrow

Soon

Yesterday


Adverbs of frequency🔂

The main use of the adverbs of frequency is to describe how often 🔂 an action occurs, or how many times 1️⃣ 2️⃣ 3️⃣ 4️⃣ 5️⃣ 6️⃣ 7️⃣something has happened.

These are the most used adverbs of frequency:

Daily

Eventually

Frequently

Always

Occasionally

Often

Usually

Never


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