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Adjective or Adverb? 1 - Func. Grammar

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When you indicate a manner of doingan action, you use an adverb, not an adjective. (Adjectives are those words which modify nouns and adverbs are words that modify verbs.)

I eat really quickly (eat quickly), cf. I am quick (I quick)
We work hard
He drives fast
She drives slowly
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However, sense verbs are followed by adjectives:

She feels terrible/good - feel well only refers to health!
He looks good/awful
It smells nice
It tastes bad
It sounds wonderful

Notice this -- these are not sense verbs, so we go back to using adverbs:

She dances terribly
She sings well
She reads carefully
He drives nicely