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The adverbs given in bold are modifiers that modify other adverbs in the sentences.
Place each one in the correct position in the sentence. Click to check your answers.

almost, always, hardly, mostly, very

1. The weather was unbearably hot yesterday.

1. The weather was almost unbearably hot yesterday.

2. Members of the club are highly educated people.

2. Members of the club are mostly highly educated people.

3. He believes ghosts are not easily visible to human beings.

3. He believes ghosts are not always easily visible to human beings.

4. She ever says a nice word about other people.

4. She hardly ever says a nice word about other people.

5. We nearly migrated to Australia three years ago.

5. We very nearly migrated to Australia three years ago.

highly, mentally, quite, rather, reasonably

6. I think the Third World War is unlikely to happen.

6. I think the Third World War is highly unlikely to happen.

7. They are well trained personnel ready to deal with the situation.

7. They are reasonably well trained personnel ready to deal with the situation.

8. Our team lost as they were inadequately prepared to face such a tough competition.

8. Our team lost as they were mentally inadequately prepared to face such a tough competition.

9. They had a long argument, but the fight happened suddenly.

9. They had a long argument, but the fight happened quite suddenly.

10. She answered the phone rudely.

10. She answered the phone rather rudely.