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What are the adverbs in the following sentences?Cinnamon always watches Sesame...
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An adverb is a word that modifies, or tells something about, a verb.
In the sentence "Cinnamon always watches 'Sesame Street'", the adverb is "always". The word "always" modifies the verb "watches"; it qualifies the verb, telling how often or to what extent Cinnamon watches the show.
In the sentence "Sometimes Cinnamon makes little squealing noises", the adverb is "sometimes". The word "sometimes" modifies the verb "makes", again qualifying the verb, telling how often Cinnamon makes little squealing noises.
Posted by dymatsuoka on November 17, 2008 at 4:19 AM (Answer #1)
High School Teacher
Please update definition: an adverb can modify a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.
Posted by kmieciakp on November 22, 2008 at 8:32 AM (Answer #2)
Elementary School Teacher
The adverbs in these two sentences are always and sometimes.
Posted by mbowman79 on November 28, 2008 at 3:20 AM (Answer #3)
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I do agree with Kmie . The function of the adverb is to modify by telling something about a verb ,an adjective or another adverb.For example,always watches;quite happy;quite often. The first example ``Always`` tells about the frequency of the work; ``Quite``tells about the degree of the happiness and ``Quite`` again tells about the frequency.So in your first sentence `` Cinnamon always watches Sesame Street`` the word ``Always ``is the frequency adverb ,because it is expressing the frequency of the work done.Similarly in the next sentence,``Sometimes Cinnamon makes little squealing noises`` the word ``Sometimes`` again expresses the frequency of the work done or how often something is done ,so in this case the word ``Sometimes``is the Adverb of frequency.
Posted by sanjiwan on December 7, 2008 at 9:20 AM (Answer #4)
Cinnamon always watches Sesame Street.
**The adverb here is always.
Sometimes Cinnamon makes little squealing noises.
**The adverb here is Sometimes.
Posted by ratebregister on May 25, 2012 at 4:07 PM (Answer #5)
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