Adverbs of Manner and Degree
Introduction to Adverbs
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective or another adverb.
Gini drives carefully.
(The word ‘carefully’ is an adverb. It is describing the verb ‘drives’. It is telling us how Gini drives.)
It is a very beautiful painting.
(The word ‘very’ is an adverb. It is describing the adjective ‘beautiful’. It is telling us how beautiful the painting is.)
The team won the match quite easily.
(The word ‘easily’ is an adverb. It is telling us how the team won the match. The word ‘quite’ is also an adverb. It is describing ‘easily’. It is telling us how easily the team won the match.)
Adverbs Expressing Manner
These adverbs answer the question ‘how?’
Nina read the article carefully.
(Ask the question ‘read how?’ and you get the answer ‘carefully’.)
Gauri has answered the question correctly.
(Ask the question ‘has answ…
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