In summary: adverbs tell manner (how), time (when), place (where), degree (how much), and sometimes cause (why).
Adverbs of manner: politely, carefully, not, equally, tenderly.
Adverbs of time: now, then soon, later, early, often.
Adverbs of place: here, there, near, forward, far.
Adverbs of degree: very, so, much, too, extremely, rather.
Adverbs of cause: why, therefore, hence.
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Adverbs answer such questions as when (now), where (above), how much (very), to what extent (considerably) and in what manner (easily).
Examples of (adverb) entries and what they are indicating:
- "The language of advertising has a strong (adverb) universal (adjective) influence (noun) on the public."
- "Someone has said that the secret of successfully (adverb) dealing (verb) with a child is not to be its parent."