Adverbs / Adjectives / Linking Verbs


1. This airline's (complete/completely) lack of organization is astounding. I have been very (patient/patiently) up to this point, but I am going to lose my temper if you don't find my baggage immediately.

2. The young girl sings (amazing/amazingly) well for someone her age. Her performance was (spectacular/spectacularly) to say the least.

3. The skies became surprisingly (dark/darkly) as the moon moved between the Earth and the Sun. As the eclipse progressed, the people in the streets stood (silent/silently) waiting for the sun's warmth to return.

4. Although Beth speaks (soft/softly) and seems quite (timid/timidly) , she is the leading expert in her field. Don't underestimate her abilities.

5. After the medieval cathedral was (tragical/tragically) burnt down last year, the city (quick/quickly) rebuilt it stone for stone. It looks exactly the same as it did before the fire.

(uncontrollab/uncontrollably) uncontrollably.