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Adverbs List & Flashcards

Adverbs List & Flashcards
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What is the correct form of the adverb in the following sentence:

The new teacher did the job quite quick.

Quickly
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What is the correct form of the adverb in the following sentence:

The company needs to move quick if it is to launch its new product before the holiday shopping season.

Quickly
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What is the adverb in the following sentence:

The contestant danced quite awkwardly.

Awkwardly
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What is the adverb in the following sentence:

The employee you hired is wholly inadequate to the task.

Wholly
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What is the adverb in the following sentence:

You are quite correct.

Quite
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What is the adverb in the following sentence:

He is very tall.

Very
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Adverbs can also modify other _____
Adverbs
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Find the adverb in the following sentence:

'I'm free after the meeting,' she said shyly.

Shyly
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What is the adverb in the following sentence:

He eats cereal daily.

Daily
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Other than verbs, adverbs can also be used to modify _____
Adjectives
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Adverbs are primarily used to modify_____
Verbs
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Flashcard Content Overview

These flashcards will help you learn what adverbs are and how they can be used to make your writing more interesting. The cards include examples of adverbs used both correctly and incorrectly in a sentence, which will help you recognize adverbs in writing and grasp exactly how to use them properly. You'll also review which parts of speech adverbs can be used to modify.

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Adverbs are primarily used to modify_____
Verbs
Other than verbs, adverbs can also be used to modify _____
Adjectives

What is the adverb in the following sentence:

He eats cereal daily.

Daily

Find the adverb in the following sentence:

'I'm free after the meeting,' she said shyly.

Shyly
Adverbs can also modify other _____
Adverbs

What is the adverb in the following sentence:

He is very tall.

Very

What is the adverb in the following sentence:

You are quite correct.

Quite

What is the adverb in the following sentence:

The employee you hired is wholly inadequate to the task.

Wholly

What is the adverb in the following sentence:

The contestant danced quite awkwardly.

Awkwardly

What is the correct form of the adverb in the following sentence:

The company needs to move quick if it is to launch its new product before the holiday shopping season.

Quickly

What is the correct form of the adverb in the following sentence:

The new teacher did the job quite quick.

Quickly
Adverbs that join together two phrases are called _____
Conjunctive adverbs

What is the conjunctive adverb in the following sentence:

We arrived late to the picnic; consequently, there was nothing to eat.

Consequently

What is the conjunctive adverb in the following sentence:

Jamie did an excellent job; however, others could have also done well.

However

What is the conjunctive adverb in the following sentence:

The class wanted a trip to the water park; therefore, they voted to raise the money themselves.

Therefore

What is the conjunctive adverb in the following sentence:

Robert cleaned the garage; meanwhile, his sister washed the car.

Meanwhile

What is the conjunctive adverb in the following sentence:

The pine tree had died years ago; eventually, it fell over in a storm.

Eventually

What is the conjunctive adverb in the following sentence:

Tom thought he could win the race; indeed, it was worth a try.

Indeed

'Tom is working carefully.'~

What verb does the adverb describe?

Working

'Elizabeth sleeps peacefully in her bed.'~

What is the adverb describing in this sentence?

Sleeps

'John rudely grabbed the last chocolate cookie.'~

What is the adverb describing in this sentence?

Grabbed

'John stumbled in the completely dark kitchen.'~

What is the adverb describing in this sentence?

Dark

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