An adverb modifies (tells more about) a verb
adjective, or another adverb.
An adverb answers the questions
How?, When?, Where?, or How much?
The athlete ran quickly.
The word "quickly" tells how the athlete ran.
Adverbs sometimes (but not always) end in "ly".
We went to school today.
The word "today" tells when we went to school.
The children play outside.
The word "outside" tells where the children play.
He gave an exceptionally fine speech.
The word "exceptionally" tells the degree of fineness.
Learn a song about adverbs .
Adverb Crossword Puzzle
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