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Simple Adverbs

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Adverbs describe the way an action is completed and are commonly thought of as 'y' words.

For example, the adverb form of the adjective loud is loudly.

How well can you remember them? In each sentence, replace the adjective with the correct adverb (and be careful with your spelling):

Lesson by Caroline

  • 1. Please handle the boxes (careful) . They contain fragile items.
  • 2. My baby next door screamed (loud) for hours last night.
  • 3. Please wait (patient) . The doctor will be with you in a second.
  • 4. I miss my fiancé (horrible) , I can’t wait for March.
  • 5. The ballerina moved so (graceful) , I couldn’t take my eyes off her.
  • 6. You need to act more (professional) , you’re not at school anymore.
  • 7. I can (hard) believe that it happened.
  • 8. You don’t need to throw the ball so (angry) . It’s just a game!
  • 9. She (wise) decided to wait until the baby was older before she started her company.
  • 10. The boat rocked (gentle) as we made our way to freedom.