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Re-write the sentences, adding the adverb in the correct location.
- She is at home. (rarely)
→ Adverbs of frequency usually come before the verb, but if the full verb is a form of be, then they come after it.
- He opened the door. (quietly)
→ Adverbs of manner usually come after the object. (In this case we are emphasising how the door was opened.)|If, however, the object should be emphasised, then the adverb can be placed before the full verb. (In this case we are emphasising what was quietly opened.)
- Can I sit down? (here)
→ Adverbs of place come after the verb; here, the preposition is a part of the verb (phrasal verb)
- The students listened (attentively)
→ If there is no object in the sentence, the adverb of manner comes after the verb.
- We live in Glasgow (now).
→ Adverbs of time can be placed at the end or the beginning of a sentence.