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Section 11.5.4

Manner Adverbs

Manner adverbs modify the main verb of the sentence. They typically follow the direct object of the sentence or immediately precede the main verb. Some common manner adverbs are carefully, quickly, quietly, slowly, and well.

The astronauts slowly and carefully guided the space shuttle to the landing dock on the space station.

The astronauts guided the space shuttle slowly and carefully to the landing dock on the space station.

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