Ownclasses

Thinking about language


Adverbs

awfully sorrowfully completely loftily carefully differently quickly nonchalantly

2. Now use these adverbs to fill in the blanks in the sentences below.
(i) The report must be read _____________ so that performance can be improved.
(ii) At the interview, Sameer answered our questions _____________ , shrugging his shoulders.
(iii) We all behave ________________  when we are tired or hungry.
(iv) The teacher shook her head ____________ when Ravi lied to her.
(v) I __________ forgot about it.
(vi) When I complimented Revathi on her success, she just smiled ___________ and turned away.
(vii) The President of the Company is _____________ busy and will not be able to meet you.
(viii) I finished my work __________________ so that I could go out to play
Answer
(i) The report must be read carefully so that performance can be improved., (ii)  At the interview, Sameer answered our questions loftily, shrugging his shoulders., (iii) We all behave differently when we are tired or hungry., (iv) The teacher shook her head sorrowfully when Ravi lied to her., (v) I completely forgot about it., (vi) When I complimented Revathi on her success, she just smiled nonchalantly and turned away., (vii) The President of the Company is awfully busy and will not be able to meet you., (viii) I finished my work quickly so that I could go out to play.