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Adjective or Adverb? Flyswatter!

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Adjective or Adverb? Flyswatter!

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  1. Adjective or Adverb? Flyswatter!

  2. EXAMPLE QUESTION 1

  3. The little boy had difficulty speaking plainly.

  4. EXPLANATION • The little boy had difficulty speaking plainly. • Plainly is an adverb because it describes how the boy is speaking.

  5. QUESTION 1

  6. You should not take his criticism too seriously.

  7. EXPLANATION • You should not take his criticism too seriously. • Seriously is an adverb because it is describing hownot to take the criticism.

  8. QUESTION 2

  9. I have a monthly subscription to ESPN Magazine.

  10. EXPLANATION • I have a monthly subscription to ESPN Magazine. • Monthly is an adjective because it is describing the type of subscription.

  11. QUESTION 3

  12. The airplane landed smoothly.

  13. EXPLANATION • The airplane landed smoothly. • Smoothly is an adverb because it describes how the plane landed.

  14. QUESTION 4

  15. After I paid my bill I commented to the manager about their unfriendly service.

  16. EXPLANATION • After I paid my bill I commented to the manager about their unfriendly service. • Unfriendly is an adjective because it is describing the service.

  17. QUESTION 5

  18. The weather today looks miserable.

  19. EXPLANATION • The weather today looks miserable. • Miserable is an adverb because it is describing how the weather today looks.

  20. QUESTION 6

  21. My mother had curly hair until she began straightening it.

  22. EXPLANATION • My mother had curly hair until she began straightening it. • Curly is an adjective because it is describing her hair.

  23. QUESTION 7

  24. His excuse for being late sounds incredible.

  25. EXPLANATION • His excuse for being late sounds incredible. • Incredible is an adverb because it is describing how his excuse sounds.

  26. QUESTION 8

  27. Mary agreed to teach the class temporarily.

  28. EXPLANATION • Mary agreed to teach the class temporarily. • Temporarily is an adverb because it describes how Mary agreed to teach the class.

  29. QUESTION 9

  30. My baby sister held her cuddly teddy bear while she slept.

  31. EXPLANATION • My baby sister held her cuddly teddy bear while she slept. • Cuddly is an adjective because it describes the teddy bear.

  32. QUESTION 10

  33. The cookies smelled so delicious that the children were eager for them to finish baking.

  34. EXPLANATION • The cookies smelled so delicious that the children were eager for them to finish baking. • Delicious is an adverb because it is describing how the cookies smelled.

  35. QUESTION 11

  36. Jerry was lazily walking down the street.

  37. EXPLANATION • Jerry was lazily walking down the street. • Lazily is an adverb because it describes how Jerry was walking down the street.

  38. QUESTION 12

  39. The dimly lit room made it difficult to read my book.

  40. EXPLANATION • The dimly lit room made it difficult to read my book. • Dimly is an adverb because it describes how the room was lit.

  41. QUESTION 13

  42. I was upset on my vacation because the weather was chilly.

  43. EXPLANATION • I was upset on my vacation because the weather was chilly. • Chilly is an adjective because it is describing the weather.

  44. QUESTION 14

  45. My neighbor sounded cheerful, whistling as he worked.

  46. EXPLANATION • My neighbor sounded cheerful, whistling as he worked. • Cheerful is an adverb because it describes how the neighbor sounded.

  47. QUESTION 15

  48. The meat in that sandwich tastes terrible.

  49. EXPLANATION • The meat in that sandwich tastes terrible. • Terrible is an adverb because it describes how the meat in the sandwich tasted.