Example sentences for: adverb

How can you use “adverb” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This feature has already been demonstrated in the very first example (the cock that crows) and also in clue F. Clue J offers two further instances: at first reading, changed is suggestive of being a past tense but after analysis it is identified as a past participle (serving as an anagram flag); likewise, quarterly shifts from adverb to noun.

  • In addition to being eminently readable, my super-sentence is characterized by two clever strokes: a clause within a phrase within phrase within a clause within a phrase in the first five words, and the distillation of the adverb clause into a two-word cluster, “when [he was] challenged,” instead of the previous three words, “more than I.” Not only are all the structures as concise as they can be, but, with the exception of the subject, Leadere , all nouns, adjectives, and adverbs are now replaced by phrases and clauses.

  • a word (as the noun book), hyphened or open compound (as the verb book-match or the noun book review), word element (as the affix pro-), abbreviation (as agt), verbalized symbol (as Na), or term (as man in the street) entered alphabetically in a dictionary for the purpose of definition or identification or expressly included as an inflected form (as the noun mice or the verb saw) or as a derived form (as the noun godlessness or the adverb globally) or related phrase (as one for the book) run on at its base word and usu.

  • Compounding native English words or elements produces all classes of combinations—noun: farmhouse ; verb: understand ; adjective: twenty-one ; adverb: herewith ; preposition: into ; pronoun: someone ; conjunction: because ; interjection: good grief . It is also a gradual process, as evidenced by the sequence of to day, to-day, today .

  • After all, the use of a hyphen in adverb/adjective compounds is a matter of style, which can be described in a rule: in position before a noun, compounds with well --indeed, any not ending in - ly --like well-heeled, well-known, well-thought-out , are hyphenated, as in well-heeled gambler, well-known man-about-town, a well-thought-out plan ; but when they are in predicative position, as in Is she well heeled enough to sit in on our game?

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