English Grammar – Adverbs – Adverbs of Manner

What are Adverbs

A word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a word group, expressing a relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause, degree etc. is called Adverb. 

So adverbs tell the qualities of verbs, adjectives or other adverbs in relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause and degree etc.

Adverbs of Manner

The Adverbs which tell the qualities of a verb, adjective or other adverb in relation of manner are called the Adverbs of Manner. 
Following are some adverbs and their examples:

Nicely, Badly, Quickly, Slowly, ill, Thus, So etc.


His behavior hurt me very badly.
He guided the ball nicely.
Ramesh returned the ball quickly.
She ran very slowly.
He is an ill-mannered person.
This music is so disturbing.

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