Daily Grammar

Lesson 68

Parts of Speech - Adverbs

The adverbAdverbs are words that modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. They tell how (manner), when (time), where (place), how much (degree), and why (cause).
Source: Lesson 46
badly is used to tell how something is done. The adjectiveAdjectives modify or affect the meaning of nouns and pronouns and tell us which, whose, what kind, and how many about the nouns or pronouns they modify.
Source: Lesson 31
badThe adjective bad in this lesson is a predicate adjective (an adjective which comes after a linking verb and modifies the subject). Source: Lesson 155 is used to refer to health or feelings and to complete linking verbsLinking verbs (state of being verbs) show that something exists; they do not show action. Some common linking verbs include: is, am, are, was, were, be, being, been, seem, look, feel, and become.
Source: Lesson 2
such as seem, look, taste, smell.


Instructions: Choose the correct form for each of the following sentences.

1. Our football team played (bad, badly) last night.

Our football team played badly last night.

2. John felt (bad, badly) about the loss.

John felt bad about the loss.

3. The medicine doesn't taste too (bad, badly).

The medicine doesn't taste too bad.

4. Our science project went (bad, badly).

Our science project went badly.

5. The air in the sewer smelled (bad, badly).

The air in the sewer smelled bad.

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