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English Basics
Volume 1, Number 9, May 5, 1997


     ADVERBS are words that describe, or modify verbs. They sometimes
modify adjectives or other adverbs. An ADVERB usually tells WHERE,

     Each of the following sentences contains one or more
adverbs. All the blanks represent missing adverbs. Write an adverb in
each blank that will make sense in the sentence.

1.  Watch me ____________ to see if I do it ____________.
2.  ____________ put on clean clothes ____________ taking a
3.  Move the ____________ burning candle ____________.
4.  Do you ____________ have those strange dreams?
5.  The water is pouring too ____________; we’ll have to fix the spout.
6.  I made it yesterday; I’ll fix it ____________.
7.  Writing a novel can be ____________  ____________.
8.  Were you ____________ when Roderick threw up on the cake?
9.  Katie was ____________ upset when Nikki didn’t call her back.
10. Do your work ____________, so you won’t have to do it over.
11. We arrived ____________ than we should have.
12. A turtle moves ____________ than a snail.

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