For example,                                                 9. The Adverb enough is always placed after the word
     It is raining heavily.    The bus is moving slowly.     which it modifies.
     He speaks Spanish well. She does her work carefully.    For example,
     2. Adverbs or Adverbial Phrases of place and of time         Is the box heavy enough?
like : here, there, everywhere, on the wall etc. and now,         He was rash enough to interrupt.
then, yet, to day, next Wednesday respectively are usually        He spoke loud enough to be heard.
placed after his verb or after the object if there is one.        10. Only should be placed immediately before the word
     For example,                                            it modifies.
     He will come here.        I searched everywhere.        For example,
     Put the scenary there.    I met her yesterday.              I worked only two sums.
     They are to be married next week.                           He has slept only three hours yesterday night.
     3. When there are two or more Adverbs after a Verb,
the normal order is — Adverb of Manner, Adverb of Place,                  SOME IMPORTANT ADVERBS
Adverb of Time.
     For example,
                                                             1. INTRODUCTORY "THERE"
                                                                 There is an Adverb of Place (Demonstrative Adverb)
     She sang well in the concert.
                                                             but when the subject of the verb is indefinite, the sen-
     We would go there tomorrow evening.
                                                             tence is introduced with a there which has no meaning
     He spoke earnestly at the meeting last night.
                                                             except as a mere introductory word.
     4. Adverbs of Frequency like : always, never, often,
                                                             For example,
rarely, usually, generally, and also some other adverbs
                                                                 There is no doubt about it.
like : almost, already, hardly, nearly, just, quite etc. are
                                                                 There were guards at the gate.
normally put between the subject and the verb if the verb
                                                                 There has been no rain in this month.
consists of only one word; if there is more than one word
                                                                 There is no denying the fact.
in the verb, they are put after the first word.
                                                                 There lived a hermit in the wood.
     For example,
                                                                 There goes our friend Tom.
     His wife never cooks.
                                                                 There shines the moon in all her glory.
     He has never seen a lion.
                                                             2. QUITE AND VERY
     I have often told her to write neatly.
                                                                 The adverb quite means completely, perfectly and is
     We usually have dinner at nine.
                                                             not used in the sense of very except with past participles.
     My cousin has just gone out.
                                                             For example,
     I quite agree with you.
                                                                 I am quite (very) tired.
     5. If the Verb is am/are/is/wFor example, these Ad-
                                                                 This road is very (not quite) dangerous.
verbs are placed after the Verb.
                                                             3. TOO AND VERY
     For example,
                                                                 Too means beyond proper limit and it should not be
     I am never late for school.
                                                             used unless any limit is intended though the limit may be
     He is always at home on holidays.
     We are just off from work.
                                                             For example,
     6. The Adverbs : always, already, usually, sometimes
                                                                 This glass is too small (for my purpose).
etc. are usually put before an auxiliary or the single verb
                                                                 I missed the train as I started
be, when it is stressed.
                                                                 too late (to catch the train).
     For example,
                                                                 The limit is often expressed by an explanatory phrase
     "Veenu has come late again."
                                                             with to or for.
     "Yes, she always does come late."
                                                             For example,
     "When will you write the letter?"
                                                                 James was too busy to come here.
     "But I already have written it."
                                                                 Stephen was too strong for his opponent.
     "Will you be free on Sundays?"
                                                                 Too is often confused with very by many who forget
     "I usually am free on Sundays."
                                                             the necessary element of limit in the former.
     "Do you eat meat?"
                                                             For example,
     "Yes, I sometimes do."
                                                                 It is very hot today (not too hot).
     7. The auxilliaries have to and used to prefer the ad-
                                                                 It is too hot to walk out (not very hot).
verb in front of them.
                                                             4. VERY AND MUCH
     For example,
                                                                 (i) Very qualifies present participles as well as Adjec-
     I often have to go to school on foot.
                                                             tives in the Positive Degree.
     He always used to agree with me.
                                                             For example,
     8. When an adverb modifies an adjectives or another
                                                                 This book is very interesting.
adverb, the adverb usually comes before it.
                                                                 You are very fat.
For example,
                                                                 (ii) Much qualifies past participles as well as Adjec-
     Sham is a rather lazy boy.
                                                             tives and Adverbs in the Comparative Degree.
     The cat was quite dead.                                 For example,
     The picture is very interesting.                            I am much indebted to you.
     Do not speak so fast.                                       My lot is much harder than yours.