Adverbs Modifying Adjectives

An adverb is a part of speech that modifies a verb, an adjective, and another adverb. When modifying an adjective, an adverb can answer questions regarding the extent to which an adjective describes a noun.

Examples of an Adverb Modifying an Adjective

Some examples of adverbs modifying adjectives would be the following:

My math teacher is incredibly patient. (To what extent is my math teacher patient?)

The refrigerator is fully stocked with groceries. (To what extent is the refrigerator stocked?)

I am extremely impressed with your work on that project! (To what extent am I impressed with your work?)

Puppies can be quite difficult to train. (To what extent can puppies be difficult to train?)

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