Example sentences for: adverb

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

  • In the last two examples an adjective switches to an adverb.

  • That is to say, the meaning of a sentence could be signaled--and thereby validated--by the use of a sentence adverb such as moreover, indeed , or however . Essentially, the thrust of the sentence was communicated in advance.

  • Adjective, adverb.

  • Serve a function is such a collocation as are (from the preceding paragraph) from the standpoint of, provide relief, present a [or no ] problem, as often [or any adjective/adverb] as , noun phrases like eye contact, lack of understanding, member of his [or any pronoun, name, or article] audience, background noise , and attention span . Those who have had experience with a person learning English as a foreign language are aware that a breakthrough seems to come as soon as the person starts using clichés and colloquial or slang expressions appropriately, even though the speaker's pronunciation may still be far from a native speaker's.

  • 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 .

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