An adverb is a word that gives more information about a verb, an adjective, another adverb, or even an entire sentence. It can be one word or an adverbial phrase: Emma loved her son deeply. Emma loved her son with all her heart. They describe: how an action is done (adverbs of manner): She pushed … Continue reading Order of Adverbs
We use adverbs to modify verbs, adjectives and clauses. We distinguish several kinds of adverbs: Adverbs of manner describe how something is done: She sings beautifully. He drives carefully. Adverbs of manner are normally formed by adding -ly to the corresponding adjective; e.g. easy – easily, quiet – quietly, successful – successfully. A few adverbs … Continue reading Adverbs
As...as We use as + adjective + as to make comparisons between the things which are equal: Sarah is as pretty as her sister. You have to pack it as carefully as you can. It’s fragile. We worked as hard as we could. Not as … as We use not as … as to … Continue reading Comparison of Adjectives with as … as, not as … as, etc.