English Grammar – Adverbs – Adverbs of Quantity

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 Quantity

The Adverbs which tell the qualities of a verb, adjective or other adverb in relation of quantity are called the Adverbs of Quantity. 

Following are some adverbs and their examples:

Quite, Little, Very, Much, Enough

Examples:

This shampoo is quite popular.
That car is a little expensive.
He speaks very loud.
She did her very best to win.
This is the very model I was looking for.
Plains are much hotter than hilly areas.
We have enough balls left to score the runs.

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