In this chapter the adverbs of degree in English will be explained. The adverbs of degree give information about the intensity or degree of an action, adjective or another adverb.
Adverbs of degree in English inform us about the intensity or degree of a certain action, adjective or another adverb. Normally they are placed before the action, adjective or adverb that they modify.
The table below shows a list of common adverbs of degree in English.
|Almost||We are almost there.|
|At least||You should work out at least once a week.|
|At most||It took Kaitlin an hour at most to get ready.|
|Completely||I completely forgot about my appointment with the dentist.|
|Enough||Do you have enough money to do the groceries?|
|Even||The weather was so good, we could even swim.|
|Extremely||The water was extremely hot.|
|Fairly||We are fairly certain about this fact.|
|Far||You have traveled far today, haven't you?|
|Hardly||I could hardly recognize her after her surgery.|
|Just||They were just leaving the house.|
|Mainly||I mainly drink water.|
|Mostly||We mostly go to the beach on Saturdays.|
|Not at all||She is not at all happy about it.|
|Only||We can only imagine how you are feeling.|
|Quite||The book that I am reading is quite interesting.|
|Pretty||The weather was pretty cold today.|
|Rather||I'd rather stay at home tonight.|
|Really||We are really happy for you.|
|Scarcely||They had scarcely eaten, when she came to visit.|
|So||He can be so annoying sometimes.|
|Too||You are too nice to people.|
|Very||She is very tired, because she stayed up all night.|
Test your knowledge of the adverbs of degree with the exercises.
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