While reading a book whose storey line had impressed a reader and given to me to read, (it was definitely a good and moving work) I came across a word in a sentence that puzzled me. It looked like an adverb but was it one?
I checked over the usage of adverbs and found the author was right there are adverbs that do not look like what they usually look like. That is, no sign of the last two letters – the LY
An example: A child drank her fruit juice very nosily. In this instance the word ‘ very’ is called a flat adverb. It modifies and provides more information in what has been written.
Some other no LY ADVERBS are: better, far, more, long……………………….