What is an Adverb?
Which of the following sentences does not have an adverb?
Hi, I'm Heather Kamins for About.com, and I'm here to explain what an adverb is.An adverb is a part of speech that acts as a modifier. It often modifies a verb. For example: The girl ran quickly. The adverb quickly describes how the girl ran. An adverb can also modify an adjective. So for example: The ship was truly grand. The adverb truly modifies the adjective grand, which modifies the noun, ship.An adverb can even modify another adverb. So for example: His friends were very deeply grateful. The adverb very modifies the adverb deeply, which modifies the adjective grateful, which modifies the noun friends. They can even modify certain clauses, phrases - even complete sentences.Thanks for watching. To learn more, visit us on the web at About.com.