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Types Adverbs

Christian Caguana
N4A ; 23/07/2020
Adverb of time
•Adverbs of time are usually placed at the beginning or end of a sentence. Examples of adverbs
of time: never, lately, just, always, recently, during, yet, soon, sometimes, usually, so far
•I haven’t been going to the gym lately.
•We recently bought a new car.
Adverb of place
•Adverbs of place illustrate where the verb is happening. It’s usually placed after the main verb
or object, or at the end of the sentence.
•Examples of adverbs of place: here, there, nowhere, everywhere, out, in, above, below,
inside, outside, into
•We went into the cave, and there were bats everywhere!
•There aren’t any Pokémon here, let’s look somewhere else.
Adverb of manner
•Adverbs of manner provide more information about how a verb is done. Adverbs of manner are
probably the most common of all adverbs. They’re easy to spot too. Most of them will end in –
•Examples of adverbs of manner: neatly, slowly, quickly, sadly, calmly, politely, loudly, kindly,
•I politely opened the door for my grandmother as she stepped out of the car.
•A fat orange and white cat rested lazily on the sofa.
Adverb of number
•There is no Adverb of Number in English Grammar.
•But there is an Adjective of Number which shows how many persons or things are
meant, or in what order a person or thing stands; as,
•The hand has five fingers.
•He has taught me many things.
Adverb of degree
•Example of adverbs of degree: almost, quite, nearly, too, enough, just, hardly, simply,
•Aren’t you hungry? You’ve hardly touched your dinner.
•I’m so excited to see the new James Bond movie!
Adverb of reason
•Adverbs of Reason are words used to tell the reason behind the happening of a
particular occurrence.
•Because he was not feeling well, he didn’t go to school today.
•It was raining heavily; therefore, we stayed in the house.
Adverb of purpose
•Adverbs of purpose (sometimes called adverbs of reason) tell us why something
happens or is the case. They can modify verbs, adjectives, or adverbs.
•Jen hadn’t enjoyed the play; as a result, she didn’t recommend it.
•I broke my leg last month; hence, I was unable to work for several weeks.
Adverb of condition
•The adverb clause of condition gives the circumstances under which the action in the
main clause will take place.
•Common subordinating conjunctions used to introduce adverb clauses of condition
are: if, unless, whether, provided that, on condition that and so long as.
•If it rains, we will not go out.
•She will come if you invite her.
Adverb of contrast
•These clauses are used to make two statements, one of which contrast with the other
or make it seem surprising. They are introduced by the subordinating conjunctions
like “although, though, even though, despite, in spite of, whereas, while, even if and
•Even though the exam was easy, I failed.
•The exam was difficult. I think I did well, though.