Adverb that can be compared from their comparatives and superlatives in the same manner as adjectives, i.e. in two ways:

1) by adding -(e)r for the comparative and
2) -(e)st for the superlative or by means of more for the comparative and most for the superlative.

 

Positive Comparative Superlative
hard harder hardest
fast faster fastest
early earlier earliest
perfectly more perfectly most perfectly
beautifully more beautifully most beautifully

 

Unlike adjectives, the superlative of an adverb is never preceded by the definite article.

 

The following adverbs have an irregular comparison:

Positive Comparative Superlative
well better best
badly worse worst
little less leas
much more most
far farther
further
farthest
furthest

 

 

Examples

She knew German history better than anybody else.

Nothing worse could have happened to FC Liverpool.

We wanted to know more about them.

When were you in Australia last ?

What are you going to do next year?

Adverbs which have identical forms with their corresponding adjectives, follow the verb or the object.
Sach adverbs are : fast, far, long, straight , early, easy, late, firm, close, etc.

Examples

She was standing close to the window.
He is fast.
Have you been waiting long ?
Tell me straight what you think.

Adverbials of Time

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Adverbials Of Place

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Adverbs of manner

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Adverbials

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

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