Adverbs in english grammar (FREE PDF)
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WHAT IS THE USE OF AN ADVERB?
It is used to specify how someone does something. They can modify verbs, adjectives or other adverbs.
- I am sincerely sorry.
Adverbs of place
- inside, outside
- out / outside
Adverbs of time
Adverbs of maners
You need to add -ly at the end to make an adverb of maners:
The adverbs hardly, barely and scarcely already have a negative meaning, so they cannot be associated with another negative form: the verb appears in the positive form.
- I could hardly eat anything.