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Adverbs

Types of Adverbs - Probability

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Adverbs, adverbial clauses and phrases denote or describe the probability of an action of the verb. These would include likely, unlikely, possibly, impossibly, certainly, surely, probably etc.

 

The following table gives examples with the adverbs in italics.

Examples of adverbs of probality
The jester certainly entertained the court. He is likely to invest in the Model T car. The watering can is probably full after the rainfall.
Jester Model T Car Watering Can

 

 

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