Location of Adverbs - Exercises

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Exercises

Is the adverb in the correct location? (You can see the correct answer for the wrong sentences when you hover over the speech bubble on the answer page.)

1. He puesto allí tus libros.

[I put your books there.]|This word order puts more emphasis on the books than on their location.

2. Yo había ya visto esta película.

Yo había visto ya esta película. OR Yo ya había visto esta película.|[I had already seen this film.]|The adverb doesn’t come between the helping verb and the full verb.

3. Todos nos equivocamos a veces.

[We all make mistakes sometimes.]|Placement of adverbs in Spanish is very flexible.

4. El examen me salió bien muy.

El examen me salió muy bien.|[The exam went very well for me.]|Adverbs that refer to an adjective or another adverb come in front of the adjective or adverb in question.

5. Voy a rápidamente ir a comprar leche.

Voy a ir rápidamente a comprar leche.|[I’m going to quickly buy some milk.]|The adverb doesn’t come between the helping verb and the full verb.

6. Seguramente Carlos vendrá a la fiesta.

[Carlos will surely come to the party.]|Placement of adverbs in Spanish is very flexible.

7. El ratón se ha debajo escondido de la mesa.

El ratón se ha escondido debajo de la mesa.|[The mouse hid under the table.]|The adverb doesn’t come between the helping verb and the full verb.