Adverbials are words that we use to give more information about a verb. They can be one word (angrily, here) or phrases (at home, in a few hours) and often say how, where, when or how often something happens or is done, though they can also have other uses.

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Hi Wilson,

I'm not sure what you mean.  I've tested the activity and it seems to be working fine, recognising the correct answers whatever order I put them in.  Could you let us know what exactly happened, please?  Which words in which columns were marked as incorrect?  We'll see if we can replicate the problem.

Best wishes,

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

The Learn English team,

When we make questions in passive voice, What form we should put the infinitive? past participle or present simple???

Tharindu

Hi Thari,

Have you seen our active and passive voice and question forms pages? Please be sure to look for answers to your questions on the site before asking - there is a search box to help you find answers. And when ask a question, please ask it on a relevant page (e.g. a question about verbs should go on a page related to verbs, not adverbials) and make it as specific as possible and with an example if possible.

Thanks and best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

The Learn English team,

* He do it very well.
*He does it very well.

What is the correct one?

Tharindu

Hello Tharindu,

'He does it very well' is correct.  'He' is a third-person form, and so 'does' is needed.

Best wishes,

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Sir,
I can't understand. I don't understand. which is the correct one????

Thari

Teachers,
Would is used much times. But i can't understand how use would. Some teachers say would is past of should. But would is used more than that.

Tharindu,

Hello Tharindu,

You're right that would is used in many different ways. I'd suggest you read our will or would page for more information.

As for your other question (above), both sentences are correct, but they mean slightly different things: "I can't understand" implies that you have made an effort to understand something, but still don't understand it.

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello :),
Can you tell me deferent between "good" and "well".

Hello Anak,

'Good' is an adjective which is used, for example, to describe nouns:

He did a good job.

'Well' is an adverb which is used, for example, to describe verbs:

He worked well.

I hope that clarifies it for you.

Best wishes,

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

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