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Differences between adjectives and adverbs:

Adjectives

Adverbs

1)     Used to describe a noun
Tom is a careful driver
1)     Used to describe a verb
Tom drives carefully
2)     There are adjectives, like, friendly, silly, lovely that already end in ly and we can’t use them as adverbs2)     To make an adverb we usually add ly to an adjective
slow – slowly
3)     After a linking verb, such as, look, seem and be, we use an adjective
Maria looks happy today (not happily)
3)     Good is an irregular adverb
I had a good sleep but I slept well (not goodly)

Now try the following quiz to see how much you remember 🙂

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