Tuesday, 10 May 2011

One minute of English

The position of adverbs is important as it gives different meaning to the sentence.
(1) Mary drank almost ten glasses of Coke.
(2) Mary almost drank ten glasses of Coke.
(1) 'almost' modified 'ten' and Mary probably drank about 8 or 9 glasses.
(2) 'almost' modified 'ate' and Mary nearly drank but did not.
The next time, make sure you remember how to use the adverb 'almost'.
Teacher Summer :)

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