Grammar: Adverbs in English

Learn Different Types of Adverbs in English and Useful Rules to Use Adverbs in Sentences.

Adverbs in English

An adverb describes a verb, an adjective or another adverb. It tells us how, where, when, why and with what frequency.

HOW

  • quickly
  • cheerfully
  • efficiently
  • painfully
  • easily
  • secretly
  • quietly
  • peacefully
  • cleverly

WHERE

  • at the park
  • inside the bag
  • outside the shop
  • in the theatre
  • on the desk
  • in the cupboard
  • at home
  • near the tree
  • on the farm

WHEN

  • now
  • yesterday
  • in a minute
  • at night
  • tomorrow
  • at 5 o’clock
  • before sunset
  • soon
  • today

WHY

  • because she was late
  • as everyone was asleep
  • because he was tired
  • for peace of mind
  • as it was time to leave
  • because he couldn’t sleep
  • as they were hungry
  • because it was her birthday
  • as Peter was very angry

FREQUENCY

An Adverb of Frequency tells us how often something takes place.

  • often
  • sometimes
  • every week
  • monthly
  • always
  • never
  • hourly
  • seldom
  • frequently
  • annually

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Adverbs in English

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