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    zeyadsama is offline Newbie
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    Lightbulb Adverbs describe verb!

    I'm confused about adverbs at last days ,adverbs have been taught to me that they describe verbs then accidentally i found in dictionary adverb describes or gives more information about a verb, adjective, adverb or phrase.
    Example:Their arguments inevitably end in tears.
    (inevitably) describes their argument which is noun ?
    Other thing about adjectives not every word ends with 'ed' is past many words of them are adjectives so should i memorize them or just practice more or if there's a method to discover that.
    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Adverbs describe verb!

    In your example, zeyadsama, 'Their arguments inevitably end in tears', inevitably modifies the verb end.

    Please ask unrelated questions in separate threads.

    Rover

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    Re: Adverbs describe verb!

    Quote Originally Posted by zeyadsama View Post
    Other thing about adjectives not every word ends with 'ed' is past many words of them are adjectives so should i memorize them or just practice more or if there's a method to discover that.
    Both the -ing form (an interesting book) and the -ed form (a bored student) can be used as adjectives in many cases, and they can refer to past, present or future time.

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    Re: Adverbs describe verb!

    Thanks Rover :) and Tdol :).
    So can i say Their arguments end inevitably in tears'. Is it okay to reverse the verb with adverb?.


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