For those who are not native English speakers, it can be quite challenging to maintain a good level of fluency when speaking English and to convey emotions verbally. Using adverbs is a good way to improve your fluency. Let’s learn some adverbs that are commonly used by native speakers!
Seriously means badly or severely and has a similar meaning to “really” when used alone.
Seriously, the food there was awful.
Honestly means in a way that is honest. It is also used to emphasize that you are telling the truth.
I honestly don’t know how I will react the next time I meet a potentially dangerous situation.
It is often used at the start of a sentence, to express what you would like to happen.
Hopefully, I will get a raise this time.
Absolutely is used for adding force to a strong adjective that is not usually used with “very” or to a verb expressing strong emotions.
I absolutely adore jazz.
Technically means according to an exact understanding of rules, facts, or methods used in science and industry.
Technically, your mother tongue is the language you learn as a child.
Largely means to a great degree, or generally.
His later years were devoted largely to charitable work.