14 adverbs

Adverbs are words that specify verbs (ad-verb), adjectives or other adverbs.

Functions of adverbs
Specifying an adjective
I have seen a very rich man.
This really beautiful woman impressed everyone.
Specifying a verb
He eats fast.
He talks slowly.
Specifying another adverb
He eats very fast.
He talks quite slowly.

In English the adverb is to be differentiated from the adjective in most cases, because of the ending -ly.

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