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    verb and adverb

    In the sentence"These lessons were often taught to me my my extremely strict drill sergeant.
    Is the word strict a verb and extremely an adverb?

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    Re: verb and adverb

    Yes.

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    Re: verb and adverb

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    In the sentence"These lessons were often taught to me my my extremely strict drill sergeant.
    Is the word strict a verb and extremely an adverb?
    ***NOT A TEACHER***I believe that "strict" is an adjective that modifies "drill sergeant." What kind of drill sergeant? A strict one. "Extremely" is an adverb that modifies the adjective "strict." How strict? Extremely. Thank you.


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    Re: verb and adverb

    strict is an adjective
    extremely is an adverb because it modifies an adjective not a noun
    as I know


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    Re: verb and adverb

    Quote Originally Posted by wesa sosa View Post
    strict is an adjective
    extremely is an adverb because and so it modifies an adjective not a noun, as far as I know

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    Wink Re: verb and adverb

    In your sentence, "strict" is adjective, as it qualifies the Nominal-Compound "drill seargent". The word "extremely' is an adverb, that modifies the following expression.

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    Re: verb and adverb

    Quote Originally Posted by TheParser View Post
    ***NOT A TEACHER***I believe that "strict" is an adjective that modifies "drill sergeant." What kind of drill sergeant? A strict one. "Extremely" is an adverb that modifies the adjective "strict." How strict? Extremely. Thank you.
    You're right.

    (I think Ron may have misread it.)

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    Re: verb and adverb

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    You're right.

    (I think Ron may have misread it.)
    Yes. For some reason I thought the poster was asking if "strict" is an adjective.

    (I know that's what I thought, but at this point I can't explain why. (Maybe being on a shared computer can account for such mistakes. (Looking over one's shoulder. That sort of thing.)))


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