This article looks at one specific type of adverbs: adverbs of manner. They express how something is done. Example:

He drove the car fast.

She counted the money greedily.

Adverbs take the following positions in a sentence:

  • After a verb: She shouted loudly.
  • After an object: The teacher spoke to the child gently.
  • After an adverbial: You delivered the speech eloquently.
  • Before past participles: The restaurant was thoroughly cleaned.