ONLINE ENGLISH GRAMMAR QUIZ
topic: DELAYED ADVERBS 1 | level: Intermediate



For each of the following sentences, chose whether or not the bolded adverb is a delayed adverb or not. If it is, write "delayed". If it isn't write "not delayed".
Example: "The teacher carefully checked John's exam. --> not delayed



1. He spoke to her,softly, like he was speaking to a child. -->

2. I gladly accepted his invitation. -->

3. He was walking around the neighborhood, aimlessly, like a zombie. -->

4. We had had begun to learn French, slowly but consistently. -->

5. We eventually started to understand what she was trying to tell us. -->

6. He suffered, silently, every time he saw her. -->

7. He firmly rejected the offer. -->

8. I completely understand your position. -->

9. Things went smoothly. -->

10. He tried to stop her, unsuccessfully. -->





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