Tag: adverbs

68 "firstly ... secondly ..." or "first ... second ... "? 2013-02-01T10:06:19.210

67 Why do native speakers say 'Come on in' rather than 'Come in'? 2018-01-31T14:08:17.513

46 'Ask away' - what does 'away' mean? 2016-05-26T08:19:59.010

44 Using 'very' to emphasize a 'noun' where emphasizing is NOT possible! 2014-06-24T11:48:36.000

38 Why did my "seldom" get corrected? 2019-07-18T09:05:52.593

29 “I’m too tired to drive”: Why does removing 'too' make this sentence ungrammatical? 2014-12-11T07:38:27.267

25 Does "It snowed hard Monday" require an "on"? 2013-01-28T09:50:31.207

25 what is the difference between "yet" and "still"? 2014-07-27T17:35:23.343

22 Why has "strangely" been used instead of "strange" in the sentence "Harry felt strangely"? 2017-06-06T16:50:35.627

20 "Pretty" versus "quite" 2013-02-06T16:02:08.193

18 How do I use "also" in a sentence? 2014-01-23T20:43:36.883

16 Are words ending in -ly adverbs? 2013-02-10T18:02:52.450

16 Should I say "There are (a) very few animals there" with an article or not? 2016-03-08T05:02:33.107

15 Introductory word meaning "considering what was previously said" 2017-04-27T07:40:50.963

14 When to begin a sentence with "Therefore" 2016-10-14T12:52:55.263

13 "I only teach you" vs. "I teach only you" vs. "I teach you only" 2014-01-18T16:13:11.590

12 "waterway ... flowed sombre" - Should Joseph Conrad have used an adverb, not an adjective? 2015-01-11T02:24:42.170

12 Has GOOD become an acceptable adverb? 2016-08-27T21:54:14.497

11 "as such" or "therefore" 2013-02-18T13:33:13.607

11 Where is the correct place to place adverbs in sentences? 2013-08-08T03:54:00.207

10 Under what circumstances does an adverb not get -ly? 2013-01-23T21:40:46.307

10 Which word does the adverb 'usually' modify in 'In stories the witch is usually a homely woman'? 2016-09-18T12:08:56.590

9 The night before last night? 2013-11-15T09:06:22.900

9 Is "I never saw him yesterday" grammatical? 2015-02-07T17:22:11.423

9 How should I understand this line from Pulp Fiction? 2015-03-12T15:19:33.253

9 How can I figure out whether a word is an adverb or an adjective? 2015-04-21T09:24:36.343

9 Created equal or created equally? 2016-07-26T13:33:07.670

8 Is "further" really used as synonym of "farther"? 2013-04-17T12:13:40.553

8 Why is 'where' an adverb and not a pronoun? 2013-09-18T09:52:23.283

8 "Stay home" or "stay at home" – which is correct and why? 2014-01-21T04:05:55.643

8 Totally, Completely, Fully or Entirely? 2015-04-17T09:58:33.137

8 "Most everyone" versus "mostly everyone"? 2015-12-22T07:18:32.543

8 I have never been here or I have never been there, which is more natural? 2018-04-19T09:59:51.267

8 The phrase "from before" 2020-08-28T05:30:50.663

7 How to use "what is more"? 2013-10-06T04:45:31.527

7 Can an adverb follow "to be"? 2014-04-03T12:18:51.030

7 "I don't always" vs. "I always don't" 2014-04-27T18:37:08.807

7 Why are both “when” and “once” used in “... when it was once broken”? 2015-01-20T17:21:42.300

7 "nearby" (close by) as an adjective, a preposition, or an adverb 2015-03-24T14:11:57.253

7 Can an 'adverb' modify 'nouns/pronouns'? 2015-12-22T07:53:36.410

7 Use of "up" in "back up", to mean going in reverse 2016-02-20T17:45:51.577

7 Usage of 'quick' as adverb 2016-06-25T05:33:16.897

7 What's the adverb for Half-Assed? 2016-09-17T22:43:39.040

7 When does "though" act as an adverb? 2016-10-22T04:13:57.863

7 Is "deep" an adverb in "They dug the well deep." or something else? 2018-04-04T11:13:58.303

7 "laugh out loud" VS "laugh out loudly" 2018-04-19T04:42:46.727

7 Possible ambiguities when using "home" as an adverb? (study home, write home...) 2019-10-23T08:30:03.203

6 For ever and forever 2013-05-21T11:23:26.300

6 Is "deep" an adjective or adverb? 2013-06-02T07:33:30.433

6 Is "You gonna slice them up real nice" right? 2014-03-07T07:54:57.947

6 Meaning and the position of "all" in a sentence 2014-07-19T14:23:07.867

6 "sometimes" is adjective or adverb 2014-09-11T20:33:48.047

6 When should I use "both" and "either"? 2014-12-01T10:47:03.230

6 In phrasal verbs, why is it sometimes considered 'adverbs', and sometimes 'prepositions'? 2015-01-31T22:30:50.183

6 Absent any verb, when can you use an adverb? 2015-03-27T19:48:28.543

6 Is 'If I die young' grammatical? 2015-05-06T03:21:02.757

6 Using neither...nor with ever 2015-05-15T13:19:43.680

6 "What is it like?" vs "How is it to?" 2015-07-10T08:52:02.963

6 Can we say "Let's have a beer meanwhile they play tennis"? 2015-11-13T12:38:28.390

6 Are there places where we can't use 'much', but 'very much' is OK? 2015-12-22T13:38:36.183

6 The movement's ideas are not merely absurd; they are __________ dangerous 2016-03-22T18:20:05.267

6 What does the "more" mean here? 2019-10-21T02:08:14.300

5 "What do you care?" 2013-10-24T04:50:13.837

5 The meaning of "still-beating" 2013-11-16T10:19:33.097

5 “By the time” = “Before”? 2014-04-11T16:34:35.997

5 'deep' in 'Beauty is more than skin deep.' 2014-05-09T16:27:48.380

5 'not everyone is prepared' : Is 'not' a determiner? 2014-05-25T23:19:29.677

5 Is there a better word than "Likewise"? 2014-10-20T17:26:42.917

5 However, although in single sentence 2014-10-30T13:37:52.977

5 What part of speech is "no" - negative pronoun, adverb or something else? 2015-11-03T23:04:21.530

5 In "I have grown very fond of Alec", why is an adjective ("fond") used instead of an adverb? 2015-11-05T05:34:33.037

5 Tag question of negative form 2016-01-08T04:45:41.927

5 Is the sentence "This is the place where I recommend to you" incorrect? 2016-03-06T06:11:59.390

5 question about using "specifically" 2016-04-10T08:44:51.330

5 "I am at home" vs "I am home" 2016-05-27T06:26:37.487

5 Adjective Instead of Adverb? 2016-06-06T12:38:25.400

5 "How+adjective" vs '"How much +adjective" 2016-07-28T02:20:43.957

5 Used to or past simple with the adverb 'When' 2016-10-10T12:55:37.043

5 It is so pity that you cannot join us now 2016-12-17T19:06:49.087

5 "Vague to convey my meaning" or "too vague to convey my meaning" 2017-01-13T13:59:48.487

5 Using past continuous to refer to past habits with adverbials of frequency? 2017-03-25T13:45:15.460

5 I made it home safe vs I made it home safely 2017-06-21T23:21:35.230

5 Two adverbs in a row with "-ly" 2017-12-09T06:48:04.537

5 What does "over" mean in "in the next row over"? 2018-12-17T14:57:33.430

5 The meaning of "up" in the phrase "up in London" 2019-03-02T18:14:06.407

4 Can we use adverb phrase with conjunction plus noun phrase? 2013-02-11T12:35:56.140

4 Does changing the position of an adverb change the meaning of these sentences? 2013-03-10T08:58:25.747

4 Is using "similarly" in this sentence correct? 2013-03-29T22:46:18.107

4 Can "no more" have a time-related meaning? 2013-03-31T21:02:29.530

4 Can we replace 'ever' with 'not always' in "Rarely, or 'ever'" 2013-04-13T21:31:25.283

4 "Due to expectedly inclement weather conditions..." 2013-04-26T02:10:55.273

4 Adjective or Adverb: unconsciously vs unconscious 2013-09-02T21:04:46.173

4 "It won't take but a moment" 2013-10-25T11:54:21.223

4 "I have sent it to X too" vs. "I have sent it to X also" 2014-01-25T04:27:26.160

4 There should be an article (A or The) 2014-02-15T11:55:06.157

4 What grammatical function do down and nearly serve in the following sentence? 2014-04-09T05:21:50.370

4 Using adverbs "generally" or "in general" 2014-04-28T13:50:45.183

4 Sentence Using "Hence" 2014-05-16T04:11:42.533

4 I don't understand the meaning of "just" in these sentences 2014-07-12T04:37:58.227