Examples of Adverbs as Modifiers

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Definition of Adverbs as Modifiers:

The word modifying an adjective, a verb, or another adverb is called adverb. 

Examples of Adverb modifying Verb:

  • Alex was running slowly.
  • Jenn is reading quickly.
  • Please work carefully.
  • Robin was speaking rudely.

Examples of Adverb modifying Adjective:

  • The story was very interesting.
  • The movie is really awesome.
  • The food was so delicious.
  • Aric was so exhausted.

Examples of Adverb modifying Another Adverb:

  • Jeff is running very fast.
  • Jenn is reading so quickly.
  • Please work very carefully.
  • Robin was speaking so rudely.

Definition of Adverb Phrase as Modifier:

A prepositional phrase modifying an adjective, a verb or another adverb is called an adverb phrase.

Examples of Adverb Phrase as Modifier:

  • We were enjoying the concert sitting in the front row.
  • Jim loves to travel around the world.
  • Alice was speaking in a low voice.
  • The leader described the matter in short.

Definition of Adverb Clause as Modifier:

A dependent clause modifying an adjective, a verb or another adverb in the independent clause is called an adverb clause.

Examples of Adverb Clause as Modifier:

  • Jeff was surprised when he saw Allen entering the room.
  • We started our journey when the storm had stopped.
  • Alex came here in order to meet me.
  • I will meet you where we met the last time.



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