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Uses of Adverbs

Adverbs are used to modify verbs, adverbs and adjectives.  They never change form regardless of gender or number of the verb, adverb or adjective they modify.

a)      When you can answer the question how with an adverb, it modifies a verb.

For example:

Spanish

English

Trabajo cuidadosamente.

I work carefully.

 

b)      When you are expressing the intensity degree of an adjective or adverb (really hot, extremely intelligent, etc.), the adverb is modifying an adjective or adverb.

For example:

 

Spanish

English

Mis hermanas son enormemente bonitas.

My sisters are tremendously beautiful.

Camina demasiado rápido.

She walks too quickly.