Penggunaan Adverbs of manner Fast, Late dan Hard–Masih ingatkah apa itu adverb manner?Ada beberapa kata keterangan jenis adverb manner yang khusus tanpa tambahan akhiran –ly karena artinya sangat jauh berbeda jika ditambah. Untuk itu perlu diperhatikan adverb manner tidak semua berakhiran –ly, kecuali tiga kata berikut ini fast, late dan hard.
Ditekankan kembali, fast, late dan hard tidak memiliki akhiran –ly.
Ingta: jangan menggunakan fastly, lately, dan hardly. Lately dan hardly bukan bentuk kata keterangan dari late dan hard karena lately berarti akhir-akhir ini dan hardly berarti hampir tidak pernah.
Incorrect: Retna writes fastlyand efficiently.
Correct : Retna writes fast and efficiently.
Incorrect: Do not walk away so fastlybecause I can’t run into you.
Correct : Do not walk away so fastbecause I can’t run into you.
Incorrect: The plane is scheduled to arrive lately because of wind storm.
Correct : The plane is scheduled to arrive latebecause of wind storm.
Incorrect: When a woman becomes pregnant lateness in life, she encounters additional risk.
Correct : When a woman becomes pregnant latein life, she encounters additional risk.
Incorrect: He works hardlybecause of his wife.
Correct : He works hard because of his wife.
Incorrect: Overseas telephone service has been expanding fastly since its inauguration in 1927.
Correct : Overseas telephone service has been expanding fast since its inauguration in 1927.
Incorrect: Although we tried as hardlyas we could, we didn’t win the game.
Correct : Although we tried as hardas we could, we didn’t win the game.
Incorrect: When the students register latelyfor classes, they must pay an additional fee.
Correct : When the students register latefor classes, they must pay an additional fee.
Incorrect: You drive so fastlyand I am scared.
Correct : You drive so fast and I am scared.
Incorrect: Although I try as fastlyas I can, I fail again.
Correct : Although I try as fast as I can, I fail again.
Incorrect: First class mail travels as fastlyas airmail now.
Correct : First class mail travels as fastas airmail now.