Can an adjective describe both a noun and a verb, both a noun and a pronoun, a verb and an adjective, or a pronoun and an adjective?
An adjective can describe a noun or a pronoun but not a verb.
An adverb is a word used to "describe" a verb .
An adjective is a word used to describe a noun (or pronoun).
An adverb modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.
Example use of adjectives :
A cup of hot tea would be so nice.
- the adjective "hot" describes the noun "tea"
Something smells good to hungry me .
- the adjective "good" is functioning as a subject complement, describing the subject pronoun "something"
- the adjective "hungry" describes the pronoun "me"
The baby seemed happy .
- the adjective "happy" is functioning as a subject complement describing the subject noun "baby"
Example use of adverbs :
She quietly sang to the baby.
- the adverb "quietly" modifies the verb "sang"
A cup of hot tea would be so nice .
- the adverb "so" modifies the adjective "nice"
She sang very quietly to the baby.
- the adverb "very" modifies the adverb "quietly"