# Which word is the adverb in the sentence: "Quietly, they made their way home."?

May 6, 2017

The adverb in this sentence is "Quietly".

#### Explanation:

Adverbs are used to modify or describe verbs (actions) or verb phrases or adjectives in some cases.

Adverbs are usually easy to spot, because they often end in $l y$.

In the last sentence, the adverb $u s u a l l y$ ends in $l y$, but the adverb $o f t e n$ does not.

May 6, 2017

Quietly.