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					The Adverb
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Adverbs That Modify Adjectives
An adverb modifying an adjective answers only one question: To what extent?

                             Adverbs That Modify Adjectives
            very happy                            completely wrong
            too close                             not tired



Exercise A: Recognizing Adverbs That Modify Adjectives
Underline the adverb in each sentence and draw an arrow to the adjective it is describing.
Example: She was pleasantly surprised at the outcome.

1. His hands are too close to the power tools.
2. I am very sorry for speaking without permission.
3. Wow, your muscles are so strong.
4. The motorbike was rather noisy without its muffler.
5. Carol is less motivated to exercise since is has been raining.
6. The school is surprisingly big on the inside.
7. The team seemed extremely upset by the loss.
8. You are totally cool.
9. Plenty enough students are signed up for Phase I.
10. She is less afraid of snakes after holding one in science class.

Exercise B: Adding Adverbs to Modify Adjectives
Fill in the blank in each sentence below with an appropriate adverb.
Example: She is     very     vibrant and animated.

1. Santa Clause is __________ busy around this time of year.
2. A(n) __________ fast runner won the championship.
3. The __________ messy child was filthy when he finished eating.
4. The __________ long meeting was boring.
5. The drive being ____________ long was finally over.

Part C: Writing Your Own Sentences
Write five of your own sentences using an adverb to describe an adjective. Underline the
adverb and draw an arrow to the adjective.
1.)
2.)
3.)
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