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Short Adverbs & Adjectives

Short Adverbs & Adjectives

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A list of short adjectives being used also as adverbs. Look at some adverbs also formed from these adjectives, but with different meanings!
A list of short adjectives being used also as adverbs. Look at some adverbs also formed from these adjectives, but with different meanings!

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 Some
SHORT ADJECTIVES
can be
used
also
as ADVERBS
 
without 
adding
ly:
(adjective) KAKŠEN?
(adverb) KAKO?/KDAJ?/....back 
the
back 
door
(adj.)
Come
back 
soon.
(adv.)
deep
the
deep
sea I dived
deep
.
direct 
a
direct 
train You can dial London
direct 
.
early
The
early 
bird catches the worm
.
I will return
early 
.
 
enough
There's
enough
bread. She's learned
enough
.
far
on the far left/right They travelled
 far 
.
 fast 
a fast train The train went 
 fast 
.
hard
a hard rock She works hard.
high
a high mountain The kite flew high.
ill
an ill-made road She looks ill.
just 
He's a just person. It was freezing cold just last week.
 late
You must never be too late. Trees are blossoming late this year.
 left 
the left arm Turn left at the traffic lights.
right 
the right arm Turn right ............
long
a long journey Dinner won't be long now!
low
low clouds The plane flew low.
much
How much money...? She hasn't changed much.
near
a near accident Come nearer!
pretty
a pretty woman/girl We were pretty late.
short 
a short journey We're running short of bread.
still
still mineral water Are you still learning?
straight 
a straight answer/line We went straight home.
wrong
the wrong way/answer He led us wrong.Some of these
SHORT ADVERBS“
have
ly forms
, but the meaning is changed
. 
-ly form
 
with a changed meaning
deep
deeply
 
(I deeply regret the incident. =globoko mi je žal
)
direct 
directly
 
(The doctor will be with you directly. = very soon)
hard
hardly
(I hardly ever go out. = very seldom/komaj kdaj)
 high
highly
 
(He's a highly paid manager. They speak highly of him.=well)
just 
justly
 
(The thief was justly punished. = pravično
kaznovan)
 late
lately
 
(Have you seen a good film lately? = recently
/v zadnjem času)
 
most 
mostly
(There were a lot of people there, mostly youngsters.= chiefly)
near
nearly
 
(He nearly fell off the ladder. = almost)
 pretty
prettily
 
(She was always prettily dressed. = smartly)
right 
rightly
 
(He was rightly punished/informed.= justly/ correctly)
short 
shortly
 
(He'll be here shortly. = soon)
wrong
wrongly
 
(We were wrongly informed. = not correctly)
JuFa
 
 
I. SUPPLY THE RIGHT ADVERB.NOTE THAT SOME ADVERBS DO NOT END IN
ly
.
(Taken from Longman English Grammar Practice)
1.
 
John’s a fast runner. He runs _____________ .
 2.
 
Jane’s a quick learner. She learns _______________ .
 3.
 
He was a bad driver. He drove ______________ .4.
 
My mum’s a hard worker. She works _____________.
 5.
 
I’m a better player than you. I play
_____________ .6.
 
Joe made a sudden move. Joe moved _____________ .7.
 
This is an airmail letter. Send it _______________ .8.
 
She gave a rude reply. She replied _______________ .9.
 
Make your best effort. Do your ______________ .10.
 
The bus was early. The bus arrived ______________ .11.
 
Ann’s a quick thinker. She thinks ______________ .
 12.
 
Jill’s an eager helper. She helps _______________ .
 13.
 
The plane was high. It flew _______________ .14.
 
Be careful! Act ________________ !15.
 
The train was late. It arrived ______________ .16.
 
The boy was brave. He acted ______________ .17.
 
You can make a direct call to the USA now.You can dial a US phone number _____________ .18.
 
What a wide window! Open it ____________ .19.
 
She gets a monthly bill. She pays ________________ .20.
 
It was a heavy rain. It rained ________________ .21.
 
The postman is late. He brings the mail __________ .
II. CHOOSE THE RIGHT ADVERB. NOTE THEDIFFERENCE IN MEANING!
1.
 
Factory workers have to work 
hard/hardly 
.2.
 
Factory workers earn
hard/hardly 
enoughmoney to pay the bills.3.
 
He got off first in the marathon but managed tocome
last/lastly 
.4.
 
And
last/lastly 
, I would like to thank all thosewho organised the match.5.
 
I have received a lot of junk mail
late/lately 
.6.
 
Our postman brings the mail so
late/lately 
.7.
 
The boss thinks very
high/highly 
of you.8.
 
If you want to succeed, you have to aim
high/highly 
.9.
 
I don't think I was treated
 just/justly 
.10.
 
He has
just/justly 
got a job in London.11.
 
Please don't go too
near/nearly 
the dog.12.
 
He fell off the boat and
near/nearly 
 
drowned.13.
 
They made the
right/rightly 
decision.14.
 
He was
right/rightly 
punished for cheating at the test.
 
 ADVERBIAL PHRASES : in a friendly way (just for you!)
III.
SOME ADJECTIVES END IN
ly:cowardly, fatherly, friendly, lively, lovely, motherly,sickly, silly,......
(Taken from Longman English Grammar Practice)
She's very
friendly
(adj.). She always greets me
in a friendly way
. (we always use these adverbsby saying:
in a cowardly way/manner/fashion, in a silly manner/way/fashion, in a lively
 
fashion/manner/way , in a friendly way/manner/fashion , ............
1.
 
Don't be so
unfriendly 
! You needn't look at me ................................................................2.
 
That was a
cowardly 
reaction. You reacted .......................................................................3.
 
I want a
quick 
response. I want you to respond .................................................................4.
 
I detest 
loud 
music. The band played far too .......................................................................5.
 
The pianist gave a
bad 
performance. The pianist performed ......................................6.
 
You look 
sickly 
. Why do you always greet me ....................................................................?7.
 
Joanne is a
slow 
runner. Joanne runs ......................................................................................8.
 
You made a
silly 
mistake. You acted ........................................................................................9.
 
She delivered a
careful 
speech. She spoke ..............................................................................10.
 
She's a good speaker. She speaks ...............................................................................................11.
 
The orchestra gave a
lively 
performance. The orchestra performed ...........................12.
 
John's a
 friendly 
guy. He always speaks to me .......................................................................13.
 
She can't control her
motherly 
feelings. Even though he's forty, she still looks after him............................................14.
 
She's a
lovely 
nurse. She handles her patients ..........................................................................15.
 
He's a
 fatherly 
friend of his. He always helps him ..................................................................
JuFa
 
The boss thinks veryhigh/highly of you.
 
KEYI.
1.
 
fast 2.
 
quickly3.
 
badly4.
 
hard5.
 
better6.
 
suddenly7.
 
airmail8.
 
rudely9.
 
best 10.
 
early11.
 
quickly12.
 
eagerly13.
 
high14.
 
carefully15.
 
late16.
 
bravely17.
 
direct 18.
 
wide19.
 
monthly20.
 
heavily21.
 
lateII.1.
 
hard2.
 
hardly3.
 
last 4.
 
lastly5.
 
lately6.
 
late7.
 
highly8.
 
high9.
 
justly10.
 
just 11.
 
near12.
 
nearly13.
 
right 14.
 
rightlyIII.1.
 
in such an unfriendly way/manner2.
 
in a cowardly fashion/manner/way3.
 
quickly4.
 
loud5.
 
badly6.
 
in a sickly manner/way/fashion7.
 
slowly8.
 
in a silly way9.
 
carefully10.
 
well11.
 
in a lively manner/way/fashion12.
 
in a friendly way13.
 
in a motherly way/manner14.
 
in a lovely way15.
 
in a fatherly wayJuFa

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