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What do adverbs do?

Modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs and answer certain questions about those words

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Adverb comes from the Latin for

"ad" - meaning "additional" and "verbum" meaning "word".

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Adverbs that modify verbs usually tell ____, ____, and ____ about those verbs

When, Where, and How

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Adverbs that modify adjectives and other adverbs tell ____ ____ ____ about those words.

To what extent

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Adverbs ____, ____, or ____ the words they modify.

Qualify, strengthen, or Weaken

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Example of Adverb for "When"... We arrived _____.

Later

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Example of Adverb for "Where". Darcy waited _____ for the rest of the group.

Outside

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Example of Adverb for "How". They proceeded _____ to the edge of the cliff.

Slowly

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Example of Adverb for "To What Extent". Mark felt _____ fatigued after the long trip.

Slightly

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The word ___ is an adverb

Not

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Not can be connected to the ____ verb as a whole. Example is "cannot"

Main

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Many adverbs are made from other ______ . Example - Clear + ly = Clearly

Words

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Not all words that end in _____ are adverbs

ly

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______ modify adverbs, adjectives, and other adverbs

Adverbs

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Adverbs answer the questions _____, ____, ____, or ____ ____ ____

When, Where, How, and To What Extent

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Adverbs that modify adjectives or other adverbs come just ______ or _____ the word they modify.

Before or After

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Adverbs that modify verbs are usually ______ within the sentence.

Movable

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There are _____ possible positions for adverbs that modify adverbs and adjectives. Where are the positions?

Five. After the verb, after the D.O., after the Auxiliary Verb, before the complete verb, and at the beginning of the sentence

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Adverbs have _______ and ________ forms

Comparative and Superlative

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Comparative form is used in comparing two ______ or _______.

Actions or Qualities

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Superlative form is used when comparing _____ or _____.

Three or more

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Many short ______ adverbs use the suffixes er and est to form their comparative and superlative forms.

Regular

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_____ ______ show comparison by adding er and est or more and most to the stem form of the adverb

Regular Adverbs

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______ ______ use entirely different forms to show comparison

Irregular adverbs

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Some adverbs _____ be compared

Cannot