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English Basics
Volume 2, Number 8, October 27, 1997


xxxxxAdverbs are words that describe or modify verbs. They sometimes modify adjectives or other adverbs. An Adverb usually tells how, where, or when.
xxxxxEach of the following sentences contains one adverb. Underline the adverb. Write how, where, or when after the sentence to tell which kind of information the adverb gives. The first four sentences are done for you.

1.X Does Tammy always eat soup with her fingers? when

2. XJim politely offered to pay for the damage. how

3. XPlease leave your shoes outside. where

4. XI will never eat fried worms! when

5. XI casually mentioned your name to Sue to see what she would say.

6. XHe listened carefully to the directions.

7. XKaren frowned and said, "I'll talk to you later."

8. XLaura is swimming faster than an eel.

9. xThe old house waited silently for the visitors..

10. We'll be sad if you move away!

11. Paul rarely shares his problems with us.

12. A pumpkin's face is glowing nearby.

13. Come early and get the best seats.

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