Formation of adverbs

Posted by Manjusha. Filed in English Grammar

Most adverbs are formed by adding -ly to their corresponding adjectives. Examples are: kindly (kind), slowly (slow), hardly (hard), sweetly (sweet) etc.

Points to be noted

1. If the adjective ends in -y, replace it with -i and then add -ly.

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Formation adverbs
Position of adverbs
Comparison of adverbs
Position of frequency adverbs

 

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