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  1. vaibhavmaskar
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    Can a adverb modify a noun?

    The best exercise, walking briskly, is also the least expensive. [Gerund phrase as appositive]

    "walking briskly"

    can a adverb modify a noun ?

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    Re: Can a adverb modify a noun?

    Quote Originally Posted by vaibhavmaskar View Post
    The best exercise, walking briskly, is also the least expensive. [Gerund phrase as appositive]

    "walking briskly"

    Can an adverb modify a noun?
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    Re: Can a adverb modify a noun?

    'Walking' is a gerund. Gerunds are verbs that have some noun-like qualities. They can be modified by both adjectives and adverbs:

    Brisk walking is good for you.
    Walking briskly is good for you.

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