Daily Grammar

Lesson 65

Parts of Speech - Adverbs

These sentences have adverbs that modify other adverbs and tell us how much.

Instructions: List those adverbs and what they modify.

1. The carpenter worked somewhat cautiously.

The carpenter worked somewhat cautiously.
   -- somewhat modifies cautiously
   -- cautiously modifies worked

2. The project was moving rather slowly.

The project was moving rather slowly.
   -- rather modifies slowly
   -- slowly modifies was moving

3. The amusement ride was much too fast for me to try.

The amusement ride was much too fast for me to try.
   -- much modifies too
   -- too modifies fast

4. The program lasted much too long for Paul.

The program lasted much too long for Paul.
   -- much modifies too
   -- too modifies long

5. Halloween was too far away for little Jim.

Halloween was too far away for little Jim.
   -- too modifies far
   -- far modifies away
   -- away modifies was

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