Adverbs - Free english lesson
Chapter Other means of expressing modality

The modals allow the expression of certainty degree.
We can also use adverbs in order to express different degrees of certainty in a sentence:
- definitely
- certainly
- obviously
- probably
- likely
- surely
- maybe
- perhaps

Examples :
He's definitely the best player of his team.
You will certainly not regret it.
She was obviously tired by her trip.
He's probably lost.
He is likely to miss your birthday.
I surely can fix it.
Maybe he will be there.
Perhaps you left your keys at home.

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