Adjective or Adverb? Not all "ly"
words are adverbs!
Say whether the bold-faced, underlined word is used
as an adjective or an adverb. Also draw an arrow from each modifier to
the word that it modifies.
Adjective: Which one? What kind? How
many? about a noun.
Adverb: When? Where? How? about a verb, adjective,
or another adverb.
She jumped up suddenly and left the room. ____
That oil painting is absolutely magnificent._____
(2) At the pet shop, a cuddly, little kitten
snuggled up to me, and I nearly bought it. _____ _____
The early bird gets the worm. _____
(2) She speaks so softly that I can hardly
hear her. _____ _____
This recipe calls for coarsely ground nuts.
She has curly blonde hair and blue eyes. _____
(2) With his silly attitude, he fits the role
of the jester perfectly. _____ _____
Toothpaste ads always feature models with gleaming,
The woolly mammoth is believed to be
the ancestor of the modern elephant. _____
A nicely trimmed lawn is an asset to a back
"I'm the greatest" he said jokingly, as he
flexed his skinny arms. _____