Position of Adverbs – Exercise 1

Task No. 1146

Rewrite the complete sentence using the adverb in brackets in its usual position. Don’t forget the full stops!

Welcome to your Position of adverbs – Exercise 1

1 I must see a dentist. (also)
Put the adverb ALSO before the main verb SEE
2 I was joking. (only)
Put the adverb ONLY after the BE (WAS)
3 Did you enjoy the film? (both)
Put the adverb BOTH before the main verb ENJOY
4 Jane watches TV. (hardly) (ever)
Put the adverbs HARDLY and EVER before the main verb WATCHES. The adverb of degree goes before the adverb of frequency
5 She drives her car. (carefully)
Put the adverb of manner - CAREFULLY - at the end of the sentence. It could also go before the main verb - DRIVES.
6 The men are digging a hole. (in the garden)
Put the adverbial phrase of place - IN THE GARDEN - at the end of the sentence
7 I go to the library. (often)
Put the adverb OFTEN before the main verb GO
8 Sean fell off the chair. (almost)
Put the adverb ALMOST before the main verb FELL
9 I will go to Spain for a holiday. (probably)
Put the adverb PROBABLY before the main verb GO
10 My sister is getting married. (definitely)
Put the adverb DEFINITELY before the main verb GETTING