What part of speech is “immediately”

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an adverb is a word that modifies or describes a verb, adjective, or other adverb. The adverb 'immediately' indicates that something occurs right away, or without delay. It suggests that there is no gap of time between two events or actions.

He ran immediately to the store.

The fire was extinguished immediately.

He immediately accepted the job offer.

It is important to note that this adverb often emphasizes the speed of an event or action. Common mistakes include using 'immediately' to emphasize the intensity of an adjective, such as 'She was immediately happy after hearing the news.' The correct usage is 'She was very happy after hearing the news.'.

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