Choose the most suitable adverb from the following to fill in each blank:

always, ever, just, nearly, never, only, quite, slightly, still, unusually

Each word is to be used only once. Click to check your answers.

1. We hardly_____ see him go to church.

1. We hardly ever see him go to church.

2. My father is _____late for work..

2. My father is never late for work.

3. It took _____ two hours to get here.

3. It took nearly two hours to get here.

4. They were _____ very friendly.

4. They were always very friendly.

5. He has _____ strong hands.

5. He has unusually strong hands.

6. She has _____ completed her degree course.

6. She has just completed her degree course.

7. There is _____ no news about the missing brothers.

7. There is still no news about the missing brothers.

8. We were a bit late because there was _____ a lot of traffic today.

8. We were a bit late because there was quite a lot of traffic today.

9. It will _____ get worse if we do nothing about it.

9. It will only get worse if we do nothing about it.

10. We are _____ worried that we will get lost on the way.

10. We are slightly worried that we will get lost on the way.