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Section 11.5.2

Sentence Adverbs

Sentence adverbs express the certainty or uncertaintyof the state or action described in the sentence. Sentence adverbs typically areplaced between the subject and the first verb of the sentence, or after the first auxiliary verb, if one is present. Some common sentenceadverbs are certainly, possibly, and probably.


Computers probably would have been developed evenwithout government funding.

Computers would probably have been developed evenwithout government funding.


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