在英語中使用副詞

副詞可以修飾動詞、形容詞、副詞,加以描述某個字詞。副詞大部分修飾動詞,傳達某件事情發生的方式、頻率、時間和地點等,位置擺在修飾的動詞後面。

舉例
  • The bus moved slowly.
  • The bears ate greedily.
  • The car drove fast.

有時候副詞也會修飾形容詞,例如加強或弱化整體的意思。

舉例
  • You look absolutely fabulous!
  • He is slightly overweight.
  • You are very persistent.

有幾種副詞可以修飾其他副詞,例如描述副詞的程度。

舉例
  • She played the violin extremely well.
  • You're speaking too quietly.