When to use ADVERBS and ADJECTIVES?

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difference of adjective and adverb phrases

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ADJECTIVES describe THINGS

a beach, a jacuzzi, a cocktail, the weather, an idea, sunglasses, your iPad, your flip-flops

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and PEOPLE

a girl in English class, your upstairs neighbours, Beyoncé, Ryan Gosling, your mother-in-law, Dracula

  • This jacuzzi is really uncomfortable.
  • Beyoncé is so ambitious.
  • Dracula was an affectionate man.
  • Ryan Gosling is a spiritual person.
  • Her sunglasses are insane.
  • My upstairs neighbours are really energetic.
  • It’s prohibited to burn tyres on thisbeach.
  • Your iPad is so old-fashioned.
  • My flip-flops are cute.
  • Your mother-in-law is so upbeat.
  • I met a magical girl in English class.
  • That wasn’t a very good idea.

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ADVERBS describe EVERYTHING ELSE

verbs: sing, laugh, complain

adjectives: prohibited, cute, upbeat

  • Beyoncé sings loudly.
  • Dracula laughed dramatically behind the curtain.
  • I complain about my upstairs neighbours daily.
  • It’s strictly prohibited to burn tyres on this beach. .
  • My flip-flops are absolutely cute.
  • Your mother-in-law is incredibly upbeat.

ADVERBS can even describe OTHER ADVERBS

  • Beyoncé sings really loudly.
  • She can sing incredibly beautifully.
  • In Dracula’s castle, people disappeared surprisingly quickly.

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