Recognizing Adverbs
"When is your dental appointment?" asked Mom.
     Jean replied,
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     To learn what Jean said, decide which of the four underlined words in each sentence is an adverb. Then place the first letter of your choice in the space above with the same number. (Remember that adverbs answer the questions "how," "when,"and  "where.")
 
1. Set the plant there on that table right in the center.
2. Agatha called yesterday and said her dog had been located through the newspaper ad.
3. He wandered about for several hours on the mountain before he was found by the searchers.
4. I donít know how to tell her tactfully that she is not invited.
5. I always work harder early in the day because I am tired by afternoon.
6. A really beautiful sunset can inspire one to write poetry.
7. A coach is often nervous just before a game.
8. Call Alice and tell her that it is too cold and icy to go out today.
9. She chattered on all evening and bored everyone.
10. Come here and tell me about your recent trip to your cousinís farm.
11. Ultimately, we will have to pull out some of those bushes, because they are becoming crowded.
12. The front page of the daily newspaper had an article about seven people who died tragically.