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

Comparison of Adjectives with as … as, not as … as, etc.

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.