Adverbs - Words Describing Verbs

Verbs in the Verb Phrase can be further described by adding Adverbs.

Adverb -a word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a word-group, expressing a relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause, degree   slowly, quietly, well, often

We will now look at some Adverbs so that we can we can add some description to the Verbs we have learnt. We have chosen Adverbs in pairs that are the opposite of each other.

Common Adverbs

EnglishBangla
 quickly  তাড়াতাড়ি 
taRataRi 
 slowly  আস্তেআস্তে 
asteaste 
 far  দূরে 
dUre 
 near  কাছে 
kachhe 
 left  বাঁদিকে 
ban^dike 
 right  ডানদিকে 
Danodike 
 very  খুব 
khub 
 a little  একটু 
ekoTu 
 under  নিচে 
niche 
 almost  প্রায় 
pray 
 around  চারপাশে 
charopashe 

We can now put the Adverbs in the Verb Phrase.

Adverbs in the Verb Phrase

EnglishBangla
 Do you want to swim far?  তুমি দূরে সাঁতার কাটবে?
  tumi dUre san^tar kaTobe? 
 I will work a lot.  আমি খুব কাজ করব।
  ami khub kaj korobo. 
 Will you run home quickly?  তুমি বাড়ি তাড়াতাড়ি দৌড়াবে?
  tumi baRi taRataRi dOURabe? 
 I will sing a lot.  আমি খুব গান করব।
  ami khub gan korobo. 
 I will eat rice slowly.  আমি ভাত আস্তেআস্তে খাব।
  ami bhat asteaste khabo.