Adjective or adverb?

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The planes couldn’t take off due to the bad weather. (‘ bad ‘is an adjective)

Adjectives ( careful/quick) tell us something about the noun (somebody or something) . We use adjectives before nouns .

John is a careful driver .

They didn’t come because of the heavy storm .

I was admiring the beautiful flowers.

 

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THE HORSE IS RUNNING FAST .( ‘fast ‘is an adverb)

Adverbs (quikly/carefully etc ) tell us about a verb ( how somebody does something or how something happens)

Alice drove carefully along the narrow street.

My brother didn’t go out because it was snowing heavily.

The cat was walking silently .

PLEASE COMPARE !

She speaks perfect English . -Here ‘perfect’ is an adjective because it describes the noun ‘English’.

She speaks English perfectly . Here ‘perfectly’ is an adverb because it describes the verb ‘speak’.

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