An adverb is a word which adds to the
meaning of a verb, adjective and tells us how
a thing is done, when it is done, or where it is
ExampleIt rained heavily.
Nibha will leave for England tomorrow.
The thirsty crow looked for water everywhere.
Adverbs of Manner
Adverbs of Time
Adverbs of Place
Adverbs of Degree
Adverbs of Frequency
1. Adverbs of Manner
The adverbs that show how or the manner in
which an action is done are called Adverbs of
Manner. They answer the question ‘How?’foolishly, carefully, silently, cowardly, smartly,
fast, soon are all adverbs of manner.
Example- 1. Gulliver acted wisely and defeated
the enemies of Lilliputians.
2. My grandfather walks slowly.
2. Adverbs of Time
The adverbs that show when an action is done
are called Adverbs of Time. They answer the
question ‘When?’-late, today, yesterday,
tomorrow, daily, early, immediately are
adverbs of time.
Example- 1. The schools in Delhi are closed
today because of extreme cold.
2. The Kingfisher flight was late
3. Adverbs of Place
The adverbs that show where an action is done
are called Adverbs of Place. They answer the
question ‘Where?’- here, above, outside,
forward, there, everywhere, in, out are
adverbs of place.
Example- 1. The Indian army marched forward.
2. The bus does not stop here.
Match the opposite of the adverbs in Column A with the
adverbs in Column B: