What are the differences between adverbs and adjectives? I want to know why they are easily confused as well.
Adverbs and adjectives are often confused because an adverb can also be used as an adjective.Adjectives and adverbs are different in various ways.
Adjective: a word which describes a noun or a pronoun.
An adjective describing a noun:
- Rita is a beautiful girl.
#rarr#Here the adjective beautiful describes the noun Rita.
An adjective describing a pronoun:
- She is stylish.
#rarr#Here the adjective stylish describes the pronoun she.
Adverb: a word which describes a verb, adjective or another adverb.
An adverb describing a verb:
- She dances beautifully.
#rarr#Here the adverb beautiful describes the verb dance.
An adverb describing an adjective:
- Tom is very tall.
#rarr#Here the adverb very describes the adjective tall.
An adverb describing another adverb:
- He runs very fast.
#rarr#Here the adverb very describes another adverb fast.