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What is an adverb in the following case?
I have been a fan of mystery stories since I was quite young.



A. Fan
B. Quite
C. A
D. Since
E. Young

This question is part of Adverbs Practice Quiz
Asked by Melaniealoi on Feb 20, 2017

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E. Stanley

E. Stanley
Technical writer, Indianapolis

Answered on Nov 11, 2018

The word 'quite' acts as an adverb. In this sentence the adjective 'young' is modified by 'quite' as 'young' itself has no extremes of meaning. 'quite' suggests that the person was not a child nor yet old-- adult, but still at the lower end of adulthood. In another sentence, 'quite' might reduce the force of an adjective, such as 'quite' angry, suggesting the person was not furious.

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Feb 27, 2017

The answer of the sentence is quite
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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Feb 20, 2017

Quite
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John Adney

John Adney

Replied on Jul 22, 2017

Quitefanfan

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