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which adverbs can come before any part of speech, say the list
Adverbs of degree: only, nearly, hardly, scarcely, just, barely, certainly, definitely, even, typically, virtually, almost, totally, fully, specifically, originally, primarily, also, mere, a mere
adverbs that come before the verb
constantly, permanently, always, often, frequently, temporarily, usually, regularly, sometimes, occasionally, rarely, seldom, never (adVerbs of frequency)
+ gradually/eventually (exceptional adverbs of manner that work according to the rules of adverbs of frequency)
what part of speech can come after the verbs of senses, list the verbs of senses.
after the verbs of senses or their infinitives feel, smell, taste, look, sound
linking verbs and their infinitives, what part of speech can come next
after the linking verbs or their infinitives be, become (also get and grow in the meaning of become), remain (also stay in the meaning of remain), seem (also appear in the meaning of seem), consider. adjectives can come next
There is a group of adjectives that have two adverb forms different in meaning. Check logic.
hard (adjective) hard (adverb) hardly(adverb)
- late (adjective) late (adverb) lately (adverb)
- high (adjective) high (adverb) highly (adverb)
- deep (adjective) deep (adverb) deeply (adverb)
- wide (adjective) wide (adverb) widely (adverb)
- flat (adjective) flat (adverb)
- flatly (adverb) means exactly
- mere (adjective) = mere/a mere (adverb) = as little as/as few as (only) simple merely (adverb) = simply
The adjective good turns into?
good (adjective) well (adverb)
If the adjective ends with the suffix ly, the adverb will be the same as the adjective
- lovely (adjective) lovely (adverb)
- friendly friendly
- lively lively
- costly costly
- early early
intensity (answer the question how+adjective or adverb?)
very, rather, so, quite, little, a little, much, far…