Questions and Answers on Adverbs
Answer : Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs.
Answer : Leisurely can be an adjective or an adverb.
Answer : They ask questions.
Answer : No, the adverb not is never a part of a verb phrase.
Answer : Adverbs are compared in the positive, comparative, and superlative degrees.
Answer : Almost is an adverb that is beyond comparison. It has no forms of comparison.
Answer :Adverbs are placed before verbs to emphasize the qualities of the adverbs.
Answer : No, adverbs typically follow action verbs, since it is action verbs that adverbs modify. Adverbs never follow linking verbs. Adjectives often follow linking verbs and function as subject complements.
Answer : A double negative is a construction that uses two negative words to express a positive idea.
Answer : Evening is a part of the adverbial yesterday evening ( a noun phrase). It tells us when she called home. By itself, evening is a noun.