Contoh Adverb, Jenis-Jenis dan Apa itu Pengertiannya.

Adverb dapat diartikan sebagai kata keterangan atau kata bantu yang memberikan informasi untuk menjelaskan tentang Verb (kata kerja), Adjective (kata sifat), atau adverb itu sendiri. Pada adverb (Adv) juga menerangkan tentang tempat dan waktu dan adverb juga digunakan untuk menerangkan kata depan (preposition) dan kata penghubung (conjunction). Agar semakin lengkap, akan diberikan juga contoh adverb yang cukup untuk memudahkan pembelajaran.

Contoh adverb menerangkan Verb, Adjective, atau Adverb

Berikut ini beberapa contoh adverb yang menerangkan Verb, Adjective, atau Adverb lain:

Mendeskripsikan Verb The accident occurred suddenly. (kecelakaan itu terjadi secara tiba-tiba)
  I seldom see you nowadays. (saya jarang bertemu kamu  pada saat sekarang ini)
Mendeskripsikan Adjective Our committee is especially busy. (komite kami sedang sangat sibuk)
  The house was good enough for me. (rumah  itu sudah cukup baik untuk saya)
Mendeskripsikan Adverb lain The horse runs really fast.
  Hendri finished the problem more quickly than Ali did.

Ada pula adverbial phrase, dimana adverbial phrase merupakan kelompok kata yang terdiri dari adverb dengan qualifier. Contohnya: very, so, enough. Kelompok kata prepositional phrase/infinitive phrase yang berfungsi sebagai adverb.

Adverbial Phrase Contoh Adverb (ial)
Adverb + Qualifier very fast, So, quickly
Propositional Phrase before lunch, during the day
Infinitive Phrase to pass the exam, to gain weight

Adverbial Clause merupakan dependant clause yang berfungsi sebagai kata keterangan dan memberikan informasi tentang verb, adjective, atau adverb lainnya pada independent clause di dalam suatu complex sentence. Klausa ini dapat disingkat menjadi reduce adverbial clause jika di dalam complex sentence terdapat satu macam subject.

Contoh adverb(ial) clause Contoh reduced adverb(ial) clause
Because, she didn’t feel well, she went to bed early. Not feeling well, he went to bed early
Contoh Perbandingan Adverb dengan Adverb(ial)
Adverb She smiles friendly.
Adverbial Phrase She smiles in a polite way.
Adverbial Clause She smiled when I entered the room.

Jenis Jenis dan Contoh Masing-masing

Adverb yang merupakan bagian dari part of speech mempunyai beberapa macam yaitu:

ADVERB OF TIME (WAKTU)

Adverb yang untuk menyatakan waktu terjadinya suatu kegiatan atau suatu peristiwa. When merupakan tanda tanya yang digunakan dalam mengajukan pertanyaan pada adverb of time.

contoh adverb of time

Contoh Adverb of Time

I saw him yesterday morning. (Saya bertemu dengannya kemarin pagi)

a. When did you last see him? (kapan terakhir berjumpa dengannya?)

b. Yesterday morning. (kemarin pagi)

Ciri Adverb of Time Di dalam Kalimat:
Posisi Adverb of Time Contoh Kalimat Adverb of Time
Sebelum Verb (kata kerja) Nina finally told me what happened with her life. (Nina akhirnya mengatakan kepada saya apa yang terjadi pada kehidupannya)
Diantara auxiliary verb dan main verb, atau setelah auxiliary verb yang pertama. That antique chair has already been bought. ( kursi antik itu sudah dibeli).
Di akhir atau awal kalimat Today we see climate change everywhere. (saat ini kita menjumpai perubahan iklim dimana-mana).
  I’m not running today. (saya tidak berlari hari ini).

Contoh Kata Adverb of Time

Two days ago Last Tuesday, week, month, year Today
Before dawn, midnight, dark Later Tomorrow
Already Since yesterday Now
Early Then Next week, month, year
Finally, Last week From …. to/until …..
recently Then Yesterday morning, afternoon, night

Contoh Kalimat Adverb of Time dan terjemahannya.

  1. Ahmad met Susi two days ago. (Ahmad bertemu Susi dua hari yang lalu)
  2. Bianca received a package from Jojon last week. (Bianca menerima paket dari Jojon minggu lalu)
  3. I am driving, I can’t talk right now. (saya dengan menyetir, saya tidak dapat berbicara sekarang)
  4. He recently discovered about the new cases. (dia baru-baru ini menemukan tentang kasus baru)
  5. The store has opened since 1978. (toko itu sudah buka sejak tahun 1978)
  6. She was poor then before she’s famous. (dia miskin sebelum dia terkenal)
  7. They are arriving tomorrow from Bali. (mereka akan tiba besok dari Bali)
  8. It rained heavenly yesterday afternoon. (hujan lebat sekali kemarin siang)

ADVERB OF MANNER

Adverb of Manner adalah Adverb (kata keterangan) untuk menyatakan suatu kegiatan yang dilakukan atau peristiwa yang terjadi. How (bagaimana) digunakan untuk mengajukan pertanyaan pada adverb of manner.

contoh adverb of manner

Contoh Adverb of Manner

She greeted me enthusiastically and ask me about the business. (dia menyapaku dengan antusias dan menanyakanku tentang bisnis)

a. How did she greet you? (bagaimanakah dia menyapamu?)

b. Enthusistically (antusias)

Ciri Adverb of Manner Di dalam Kalimat:
Posisi Adverb of Time Contoh Kalimat Adverb of Time
Setelah main verb jika tidak ada direct object. Jono always drives a car fast. (Jono selalu mengemudikan mobil dengan cepat)
Setelah main verb + object (transitive verb). She follows the instructions carefully. (dia mengikuti instruksi dengan hati-hati)
Di antara auxiliary verb dan main verb Things will slowly come together with the good news. (segalanya perlahan akan dating dengan kabar baik)

Contoh Kata Adverb of Manner

Adverb of manner merupakan -ly adverb yang diperoleh dengan menambahkan -ly pada adjective (kata sifat). Berikut contoh adverb of manner baik yang berupa -ly adverb maupun yang bukan -ly adverb.

accidentally (dengan tidak sengaja) exactly (dengan tepat) neatly (dengan rapi) successfully (dengan sukses)
angrily (dengan marah) fast (dengan cepat) openly (secara terbuka) suddenly (dengan tiba-tiba)
automatically (secara otomatis) fluently (dengan lancar) painfully (dengan menyakitkan) tenderly (dengan lembut)
awkwardly (dengan canggung) frankly (secara terus terang) patiently (dengan sabar) toughly (dengan serius)
beautifully (dengan cantik) gently (secara lembut) poorly (dengan buruk) together        (Bersama-sama)
carefully (secara hati-hati) greedily (dengan lahap) promptly (dengan cepat) unexpectedly (dengan tidak di duga-duga)
carelessly (secara sembarangan) happily (dengan bahagia) quickly (dengan cepat) well (dengan baik)
clearly (dengan jelas) hard (dengan keras) rarely (jarang) wisely (dengan bijak)
correctly (dengan benar) healthily (secara sehat) regularly (dengan teratur)
elegantly (secara elegan) inadequately (secara tidak memadai) seriously (dengan serius)
enthusiastically (dengan antusias) mysteriously (secara misterius) slowly (dengan lambat)

Untuk adjective yang sudah berakhiran -ly, adverbial of manner yang berfungsi sebagai adverb dapat dibentuk menggunakan prepositional phrase in …. a way dan like ….

in a friendly way (dengan cara yang bersahabat)
in a lovely way (dengan cara yang indah)
in a silly way (dengan cara yang konyol)
like child (seperti anak-anak)
like a crazy person (seperti orang gila)
like a single man (seperti laki-laki bujangan)
like a politician (seperti politisi)

 

Contoh Kalimat Adverb of Manner
1 The oven turns off automatically. (oven itu mati secara otomatis)
2 Please read the instructions carefully before you answer the questions.

(mohon dibaca instruksi secara hati-hati sebelum menjawab pertanyaan)

3 I can speak Germany fluently. (saya dapat berbahasa Jerman dengan lancar)
4 Wipe the mirror gently, so you won’t break it. (lap kaca tersebut dengan lembut, agar kamu tidak memecahkannya)
5 They live happily with their family in a small village. (mereka hidup berbahagia dengan keluarganya di kota kecil)
6 She knew the difference between working hard and working smart. (dia tahu tentang perbedaan antara kerja keras dan kerja cerdas)
7 She cooked breakfast quickly. (dia memasak sarapan dengan cepat)
8 Let’s have a great relationship together. (mari kita memiliki hubungan baik Bersama-sama)
9 You chew your food well. (anda mengunyah makanmu dengan baik)
10 She doesn’t know why her mother act like a child. (dia tidak tahu mengapa ibunya bertingkah seperti anak kecil)

 

ADVERB OF DEGREE

Adverb yang digunakan untuk menyatakan tingkatan atau derajat suatu kegiatan atau peristiwa. How much digunakan untuk mengajukan pertanyaan pada adverb ini. Adverb of degree juga digunakan untuk menerangkan verb, adjective, atau adverb lain pada suatu kalimat.

Contoh Adverb of Degree

Completely Really
Enough So
Entirely Somewhat
Extremely Strongly
Hardly Too
Positively Totally
Rather Very

 

Ciri Adverb of Degree Berdasarkan Posisi dan Maknanya:
Posisi dan Contoh Adverb of Degree Contoh Adverb of Degree Pada Kalimat
MENERANGKAN VERB
Sebelum main verb atau diantara auxiliary dan main verb (completely, strongly, entirely, positively, totally) She strongly recommended the best food at that restaurant.

I will totally support your business.

Setelah main verb (a lot, much, a great deal) She talked a lot about her play.

I don’t like too much sugar oh my coffee.

MENERANGKAN ADJECTIVE
Sebelum adjective (extremely, really, very) The engine is very hot.
Sebelum dan sesudah adjective (so ….. that, too ….. to) He is so kind that my parents like him.
Sesudah adjective (enough) The tea is sweet enough.
 MENERANGKAN ADVERB
Sebelum adverb (extremely, so, too) He was swimming so good like a pro.
Sebelum dan sesudah adverb (so …. That, too …. to) The teacher talked too loud to amaze the students.
Sesudah adverbs (enough) He drives fast enough.

Contoh Kalimat Adverb of Degree

  1. I absolutely understand about your problem. (saya sangat memahami tentang masalah anda).
  2. A mother is a person who really care and love you. (seorang ibu adalah seseorang yang sangat mencintai dan saying padamu).
  3. He barely plays piano before. (dia nyaris tidak bisa bermain piano sebelumnya).
  4. Your parents will totally care and support your dream. (orangtuamu akan secara total perduli dan mendukung mimpimu).
  5. The play is almost  finished. (pertunjukan itu hampir selesai).
  6. She is extremely smart woman. (dia wanita yang sangat pintar).
  7. The man is rather unfaithful with his wife. (pria itu agak tidak setia kepada istrinya).
  8. He is moderately successful with his life. (dia cukup sukses dengan hidupnya).
  9. The library is hardly clean. (perpustakaan hampir tidak bersih).
  10. Your performance is practically perfect and good. (penampilanmu praktis sempurna dan bagus).

 

ADVERB OF FREQUENCY

Adverb(ial) of Frequency adalah adverb atau keterangan yang mengkonstruksi bentuk frasa dengan menyatakan berapa sering suatu kegiatan dilakukan atau peristiwa yang terjadi. How often, how frequently. Dan how many times digunakan dalam mengajukan pertanyaan yang berhubungan dengan adverb of frequency ini.

contoh adverb of frequency

Contoh Adverb of Frequency

We go to Ragunan twice a week

a. How often do you go to Ragunan?

b. Twice a week

Adverb(ial) of frequency dibedakan menjadi definite dan indefinite.

Adverb(ial) of definite frequency mendeskripsikan tentang waktu yang spesifik pada suatu kegiatan yang dilakukan atau pada peristiwa yang terjadi. Sedangkan adverb of indefinite frequency tidak mengungkapkan secara detil seberapa sering suatu kegiatan dilakukan pada suatu peristiwa yang terjadi.

Contoh kata Adverb of Frequency:

Adverb(ial) of Definite Frequency
Yearly, annually (setiap tahun) Every second/minute/hour/year (setiap detik/menit/jam/tahun)
Monthly (setiap bulam) Once (sekali), once a minute/week/month (sekali semenit/minggu/bulan. Once every month (sekali setiap bulan)
Weekly (setiap minggu) Twice (dua kali), twice a day/ week/month/year (dua kali sehari/seminggu/sebulan/setahun)
Daily (setiap hari) Three times (tiga kali)
Hourly (setiap jam)
Adverb of Indefinite Frequency
Always, constantly (selalu/sering)
Usually, normally (biasanya)
Frequently, regularly, often (sering)
Sometimes (kadang-kadang)
Occasionally, infrequently, seldom (sekali-sekali)
Rarely, hardly, ever (jarang)
Never (tidak pernah)

Ciri-ciri Adveb of Frequency dalam Kalimat

1. Sebelum verb (kata kerja) setelah verb be (menerangkan adjective) dan diantara auxiliary. Verb atau kata kerja dengan main verb berlaku untuk adveb of frequency seperti:

  • ·         Always
  • ·         Usually
  • ·         Often
  • ·         Sometimes
  • ·         Seldom
  • ·         Rarely
  • ·         Never

2. Di akhir kalimat berlaku untuk -ly adverb dan adverb of definite frequency secara umum.

  • ·         Yearly, annually
  • ·         Monthly
  • ·         Weekly
  • ·         Daily
  • ·         hourly

3. Di akhir / awal kalimat berlaku untuk:

  • usually
  • often
  • frequently
  • sometimes
  • occasionally

4. Tidak berlaku untuk:

  • always
  • ever
  • rarely
  • seldom
  • never

Namun always dan never dapat berada di awal kalimat Ketika digunakan pada imperative sentence.

Contoh kalimat Adverb of Frequency :

  1. Our special menus were changed daily. (menu special kami berubah setiap hari)
  2. Sometimes I feel sad and mad about the situation. (terkadang saya merasa sedih dan marah tentang situasi tersebut).
  3. Never do something bad again. (jangan pernah melakukan sesuatu yang buruk lagi).
  4. I always go to school with him by train. (saya selalu berangkat sekolah dengannya naik kereta).

 

ADVERB OF PLACE

Adverb of Place adalah adverb yang digunakan untuk membicarakan suatu kegiatan yang dilakukan pada suatu peristiwa yang terjadi (location), arah kemana seseorang atau sesuatu berubah (direction), seberapa jauh sesuatu atau seseorang (distance), atau kombinasi diantaranya diatas.

contoh adverb of placePrepositional phrase berperan sebagai adverb of place. Adverb prepotional phrase yang berperan demikian dinamakan adverbial of place.

Question word where digunakan untuk mengajukan pertanyaan dalam menunjukkan adverbial of place.

Contoh Adverb of Place

Contoh Adverb(ial) of Place
Above (di atas/posisi yang lebih tinggi) Nowhere (tidak di/ke tempat manapun)
Below (di bawah/lapisan yang rendah) Somewhere (di/ke suatu tempat)
Abroad (di/ke luar negeri) Away (di/ke tempat lain, kea rah lain)
Across (dari seberang/satu sisi ke sisi lain) Back (Kembali, ke arah belakang)
Anywhere (di/ke tempat apapun) Behind (di/ke belakang)
Elsewhere (di/ke tempat lain) Backward (ke belakang)
Everywhere (di/ke semua tempat) Downward (ke bawah)
Eastward (ke timur), forward (ke depan), homeward (ke rumah) Onward (ke depan), upward (ke atas)
Between (di antara) Down (di/ke bawah)
Downstairs (di/ke lantai bawah/lebih bawah), upstairs (di/ke lantai atas /lebih tinggi) East (timur), north (utara), south (selatan), west (barat)
Here, there, over there In (ke dalam suatu objek/area, di rumah/di kantor)
In doors (di dalam ruangan), Outdoors (di luar ruangan) Inside, outside, left, over, near, nearby
Sideways, underneath Up, uphill
Prepositional Phrase of Place

At Home (di rumah)

Under the bed (di bawah tempat tidur)

 

Ciri Adverb of Place Di dalam Kalimat:
Posisi Adverb of Place Contoh Kalimat Adverb of Place
Berada di akhir kalimat. The parents of bride and groom come here. (kedua orangtua pengantin wanita dan pria disini).
Sebagian adverbial of place dapat ditempatkan di awal kalimat ketika adverbial of place berada pada posisi tersebut, main verb dapat diletakkan di depan subject khususnya pada simple present tense dan simple past tense. Here comes the bride. (ini dia pengantin wanitanya).

Contoh kalimat Adverb of Place

  1. They went for a walk on the beach while the sun shone above.
  2. I can’t walk across without maps.
  3. What do you do when there is nowhere to go to?
  4. She runs away whenever she sees him.
  5. Yesterday her son walked on the ice and fell backwards.

 

ADVERB OF MODALITY

Adverb of Modality adalah kata keterangan yang digunakan untuk menerangkan tingkat keyakinan atau suatu harapan. How do you feel digunakan untuk mengajukan pertanyaan pada adverb of modality.

Contoh Adverb of Modality

Contoh Adverb of Modality
Contoh Adverb of Modality Contoh Kalimat Adverb of Modality
Fortunately (untung, bersyukur) Fortunately you have a comfortable house to stay after a long day working.
Hopefully (mudah-mudahan, semoga) Hopefully, he goes home carrying the good food.
Likely (sangat mungkin) If you reject the job offer, you will likely regret about that.
Maybe (Barangkali, mungkin) Maybe he’ll call you to continue the discussion.
Perhaps (barangkali/mungkin) On Sunday, perhaps I will study about the mathematic.
Possibly (barangkali, mungkin) Cell radiation possibly damage your health.
Probably (barangkali/mungkin) He will probably remember to send a letter to his parents.
Unlikely (tak mungkin) Samson will likely forget his appointment again.

 

Ciri Adverb of Modality Di dalam Kalimat:
Posisi Adverb of Modality Contoh Kalimat Adverb of Modality
Setelah be The organic brown rice is definitely good for your body and health.
Diantara auxiliary verb dengan main verb You will likely regret your decision about the problem.
Sebelum main verb I certainly want to came to your place again.
Di awal kalimat (maybe, perhaps) Maybe I call her again tonight.

ADVERBIAL OF PURPOSE

Adverbial of Purpose adalah konstruksi yang berperan sebagai adverb dan menjawab pertanyaan why. Adverbial of Purpose atau adverb of reason juga merupakan suatu kata keterangan yang berfungsi untuk menunjukkan suatu tujuan/alasan pekerjaan yang dilakukan, baik yang terjadi maupun yang akan terjadi.

Konstruksi tersebut dapat berupa prepositional phrase dengan preposition for dan Infinitive phrase.

Contoh adverb of Purpose

So In order
Lest Because
to So … that
purposely therefore

Contoh Adverb of Purpose pada Kalimat

  1. He sick and therefore he can’t go study today.
  2. He always in laboratory and experiences every day, so that he got a nickname the Professor.
  3. In order to improve my skill in singing, I always practise.
  4. He bought this toy for his son.
  5. I write this journal for my job in university.
  6. He wearing a jacket to keep his bodies warm.
  7. She looking for a job to buy the house.

FOCUSING ADVERB

Focusing Adverb kata keterangan atau adverb yang digunakan untuk menunjukkan bahwa apa yang dibicarakan terbatas pada bagian yang difokuskan.

Contoh Focusing Adverbs

Just also
Mainly As well
Only Even
Too In addition

Adverb dapat menempati pada berbagai posisi di dalam suatu kalimat, bisa di awal, di tengah, atau di akhir. Mayoritasnya focusing adverb hanya menempati posisi di tengah kalimat. Posisi di tengah kalimat meliputi, setelah linking verb be, diataranya auxiliary verb dan main verb, atau sebelum main verb.

Contoh Focusing Adverb dalam Kalimat:

  1. We also visited Prambanan temple.
  2. You are only a little girl.
  3. I haven’t  even meet her in person.
  4. My boss paid me 500 dollars just for finishing the easy question.
  5. Only Sisi came on time to the school.
  6. He is not only handsome, He is kind-hearted too.

Untuk merubah kata sifat (adjective) menjadi kata keterangan (adverb) biasanya menambahkan suffix “-ly” dibelakang kata sifat tersebut, tetapi jika kata adjective berakhiran “y” berubah menjadi “i” sebelum ditambahkan  affix (imbuhan) “-ly”.(Longman Complete Course for the TOEFL Test, n.d.)

Contoh Adverb yang mengalami perubahan dari adjective:

Kata Dasar Perubahan
Slow Slowly
Interesting Interestingly
Awful Awfully
Bad Badly
Clear Clearly
Mental Mentally
Hard Hardly
Careless Carelessly
Sincere Sincerely
Safe Safely
Happy Happily
Lucky Luckily
Busy Busily
Easy Easily
Hungry Hungrily
Lazy Lazily
Funny Funnily
Horrible Horribly
Understandable Understandably
Sole Solely
Responsible Responsibly
Simple Simply
Tragic Tragically
Basic Basically
Automatic Automatically
Artistic Artistically
Scientific Scientifically

Berikut di bawah ini adalah contoh Adverb(ial) di dalam kalimat:

Kata Contoh Kalimat
Abroad I lived abroad for three years.
Actually It looks quite small, but actually it is over 5 metres high.
Across The stream is very narrow – you can easily jump across.
Afterwards We’ll have lunch first and go shopping afterwards.
Again He had to take his driving test again.
Ahead Our team was losing, but now we are ahead again.
Alike My sister and I just don’t think alike.
All I forgot all about her birthday.
Alone I don’t like travelling alone.
Aloud He read the poem aloud.
Ago He phoned a few minutes ago.
Almost She’s almost as tall as I am.
Altogether The staff of three shops come to 200 altogether.
Anxiously They are waiting anxiously for the results of the exam.
Apart The two villages are about six miles apart.
Around Papers were lying around all over the floor.
Back Put the telephone back on the table.
Behind He was first, and the rest of the runners were a long way behind.
Besides I don’t want to go for a picnic, it’s starting to rain.
Best The engine works best when it’s warm.
Better She sings better than her sister.
Bitterly He bitterly regrets what he said.
Blankly He just stared blankly at me.
Brightly A children’s book with brightly painted pictures.
Bluntly “You’re drunk,” she said bluntly.
By She drove by without seeing us.
Beneath She looked out of the window at the children playing beneath.
Calmly He calmly swatted a couple of flies.
Carelessly And he nodded his head in my direction carelessly.
Carefully The holiday had been carefully planned or planned carefully.
Cheekily He grinned cheekily.
Cheap I bought them cheap in the local market.
Cheaply It is not easy to live cheaply in the city.
Chiefly The town is famous chiefly for its cathedral.
Casually  he casually mentioned that he had got married last Saturday.
Certainly Can you give me a lift to the station? – Certainly
Cleverly I thought you handle the situation very cleverly.
Clearly Please speak clearly.
Close Keep close by me if you don’t want to get lost.
Closely She studied the timetable very closely.
Clockwise Turn the lid clockwise to tighten it.
Confidently Try to act confidently, even if you feel nervous.
Consciously I wasn’t consciously ignoring her; I just didn’t notice her.
Continuously The volcano has been erupting almost continuously since 1980.
Coldly She looked at me coldly and turned away.
Comfortably Make sure you’re comfortably dressed because it is rather cold outside.
Completely The town was completely destroyed in the earthquake.
Commonly The kangaroo is commonly associated with Australia.
Considerably He’s considerably fatter than he was when I knew him.
Constantly He talked constantly about his work.
Conveniently Several restaurants are conveniently located nearby.
Correctly Did I spell your name correctly?
Dead He was dead tired after his long walk.
Deep The mine goes deep under the sea.
Deeply Her lies hurt my father deeply.
Definitely I’ll definitely be there by 7 o’clock.
Deliberately He deliberately left the cage door open.
Daily We can deliver milk daily.
Dangerously The boat was dangerously close to the rock.
Direct The plane flies direct to Anchorage.
Directly He refused to answer the question directly.
Dishonestly They were accused of dishonestly obtaining bank loans.
Down Put the box down in the corner.
Eagerly The news was eagerly awaited.
Earlier Can’t you come any earlier than Tuesday?
Easily I passed my driving test easily.
Enough He doesn’t work fast enough.
Entirely I agree with you entirely.
Equally They are all equally guilty.
Especially This suitcase is especially heavy.
Essentially My new job is essentially not so very different from my old-one.
Etc. Fruit such as oranges, bananas, etc.
Even He doesn’t even like strawberries.
Fairly She treats everyone fairly.
Forward She bent forward to hear what he had to say.
Frequently The ferries don’t run as frequently in the winter.
Full The story has never been told in full.
Fully She still hasn’t fully recovered from her accident.
Further Can you all move further – I can’t get you in the picture.
Furthest The furthest distance I have ever flown is to Hong Kong
Generally, The office is generally closed between Christmas and the New Year.
Generously He generously insisted on paying for dinner.
Gently He gently put the blanket over her.
Gladly He’ll gladly come and help you.
Gradually His condition improved gradually day by day.
Greatly The cost of repairs has greatly increased in recent years.
Gross His salary is paid gross.
Halfway Come on, we’re more than halfway there.
Here I’ll sit here in the shade and wait for you.
High The sun rose high in the sky.
Highly The restaurant has been highly recommended.
Instead We haven’t any coffee, would you like some tea instead?
Inwards These doors open inwards.
Just Is that too much sugar? – No, it’s just right.
Largely His farm is largely grazing land.
Last Out of a queue of twenty people, I was served last.
Loudly The radio was playing very loudly.
Often I often have to go to town on business.
On Have you put the kettle on?
On and off He’s been smoking for 20 years now, on and off.
Proudly He spoke proudly of his son’s achievements.
Relatively The children have been relatively free from colds this winter.
Secretly She wrote to him secretly.
Securely Tie the boat securely to the dock.
Somewhat She is somewhat of an expert.
There Is that black van still there parked outside the house?
Tomorrow Are you free for lunch tomorrow?
Tonight I’ll be at home from eight o’clock tonight.
Unfortunately, Unfortunately, you were out when we called.
Unhappily They live unhappily.
Unluckily Unluckily for her, it rained that day.
What What is the last train for paris?
Whenever Come for tea whenever you like.
Where Where did I put my glasses?
Why Why did he have to phone me in the middle of the TV film?
Widely It is widely expected that he will resign.
Worst It’s difficult to say which team played worst.
Wrongly The cutline wrongly identified the people in the photo.
Yes Anyone want more coffee? – Yes, please.
Yesterday She came to see us yesterday evening.
Yet Has the manager arrived yet?

Dari beberapa contoh adverb diatas, ada kata sifat (adjective) yang ketika berubah menjadi adverb perubahannya tidak ditambahkan imbuhan “-ly” pada belakang kalimat, contoh adverb yang tidak ditambahkan “-ly” pada belakang kalimat adalah sebagai berikut:

Kata Dasar Perubahan
Good Well
Fast Fast
Hard Hard
Early Early
Late Late
Far Far
Long Long
Short Short
Straight Straight
Fine Fine

Demikanlah beberapa contoh adverb yang dapat menambah kosa kata dan pengertian tentang adverb pada pembelajaran Bahasa Inggris. Terima kasih banyak.

Contoh Soal

Choose the correct answer

  1. Yesterday, I finished work late / lately.
  2. This bread smells good / Well.
  3. This is absolute / absolutely
  4. Can you see anything? No, I can hardly / hard see anything.
  5. I was fascinating / fascinated by the image.
  6. This is a month / monthly
  7. Yesterday’s meeting was tired / tiring.
  8. She spoke to the child lovingly / lovely.
  9. I have worked hardly / hard on the project.
  10. They welcomed us in a friendly / friend

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