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    adjective-noun/adverb-verb ?

    Is it correct to state that an adjective describes a noun and an adverb says something about a verb ? Or is this too simplistic ?

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    Re: adjective-noun/adverb-verb ?

    Quote Originally Posted by ph2004 View Post
    Is it correct to state that an adjective describes a noun and an adverb says something about a verb ? Or is this too simplistic ?
    An adjective describes a noun and an adverb describesabout a verb .It is right.

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    Exclamation Re: adjective-noun/adverb-verb ?

    Quote Originally Posted by ph2004 View Post
    Is it correct to state that an adjective describes a noun and an adverb says something about a verb ? Or is this too simplistic ?
    It is correct but too simplistic.
    An adjective modifies a noun or a pronoun by describing, identifying, or quantifying words.
    She is a beautiful girl. (beautiful modifies the noun ‘girl’)
    She is beautiful (beautiful modifies the pronoun ‘she’)
    An adverb can modify a verb, an adjective, another adverb, and also a phrase, or a clause.
    He drove slowly. (modifies verb ‘drove’)
    He drove a very fast car (very modifies adjective ‘fast’)
    He drive quite slowly down the road. (quite modifies adverb ‘slowly)
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    Re: adjective-noun/adverb-verb ?

    Quote Originally Posted by sarat_106 View Post
    It is correct but too simplistic.
    An adjective modifies a noun or a pronoun by describing, identifying, or quantifying words.
    She is a beautiful girl. (beautiful modifies the noun ‘girl’)
    She is beautiful (beautiful modifies the pronoun ‘she’)
    An adverb can modify a verb, an adjective, another adverb, and also a phrase, or a clause.
    He drove slowly. (modifies verb ‘drove’)
    He drove a very fast car (very modifies adjective ‘fast’)
    He drive quite slowly down the road. (quite modifies adverb ‘slowly)
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    sure. there are kinds of adverbs,adverbs of manner,time,place........

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