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It's possible to modify an adjective with a verb for example boiling hot in this phrase boiling is the verb modifying the adjective hot.

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Can an adverb or adjective modify a verb?

An adverb can modify or describe a verb.

Does an adverb modify a verb adjective or another adverb?

Yes. An adverb can modify a verb, an adjective or another adverb.

Usually modifies a verb but can sometimes modify an d adjective?

An Adverb usually modifies a Verb, but it can sometimes modify and Adjective.

Is barely an adjective or a verb?

It is neither. It is an adverb, and will modify a verb, adjective or adverb.

Does an adjective or adverb modify a verb?

An adverb modifies a verb. An adjective modifies a noun.

Does an adjective modify a noun or a verb?

Adjectives modify nouns. Adverbs modify verbs.

Can an adjective modify a verb?

No. If a word modifies a verb, it would be an adverb.

Is were an adjective or a linking verb?

'Were' is a linking verb, as it cannot modify a noun.

Can a preposition be used to modify a verb an adjective or adverb?


Can a preposition modify a verb adjective or adverb?

No it can't.

What do adverb phrases modify?

Adverb phrases modify the verb, adjective, or adverb of the sentence.

What are the three things adverbs modify?

Adverbs modify a verb, another adverb, or an adjective.

Is an adverb a verb?

No. An adverb is a modifier that can modify a verb (or an adjective, or another adverb).

What can an adjective not describe?

An adjective can only modify a noun, pronoun, or noun phrase. It cannot modify a verb, adverb, adjective, or other part of speech...or it would not be acting as an adjective.

Can quiet be used to modify an adjective?

No. Quiet can be used as a noun, verb, or adjective, but none of those parts of speech can modify an adjective. Quiet would need to be changed to its adverbial form (quietly) in order to modify an adjective.

Is immediately an adverb?

Yes. It can modify a verb or an adjective. It is the adverb form of the adjective immediate.

Is think a verb or adjective?

The word think is a verb. It is not used to modify nouns or pronouns.

What does an adverb clause modify?

It modifies a verb, adjective, or an adverb.

What is a word that may modify a verb an adjective or an adverb?

an adverb

How can you modify that an adverb modifies a verb adjective and adverb?

You could modify a phrasal verb (more than one word), or modify an entire clause with an adverb such as "fortunately."

Verbal form used as an adjective?

An attributive verb is a verb form that is used like an adjective to modify a noun. It is also called a verbal adjective.

Is sad an adjective?

It's an adjective, not a verb. It helps modify nouns and pronouns--a sad story.

Can an adjective describe a verb?

An adjective describes a noun. Adverbs modify verbs and other words.

What is a word used to modify a verb or an adjective?

Adverbs are used to modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs.

What is a noun and a verb for fantastic?

The noun form of the adjective 'fantastic' is fantasticalness.There is no verb form of the adjective 'fantastic', however the adverb 'fantastically' can be used to modify a verb.