Is there any adverb in the below sentences?

Here in this link, it says other adverbs can be used in similar constructions with various effects.

He is liable to get in trouble.
She is certain to do well in college.

But I don't know what word/phrase is the adverb here. I can identify "liable" & "certain" as adjectives - but can't guess which one is adverb that web page was referring to.


I don't find the phrase "other adverbs" to be accurate because, as OP says, "liable" and "certain" are adjectives.

What the author may have meant to say is that similar sentences can be obtained by using adverbs, for example:

  • He is liable to get in trouble.

  • He will probably get in trouble.

  • She is certain to do well in college.

  • She will certainly do well in college.

  • How about well? – Ronald Sole Mar 24 '19 at 23:22
  • @RonaldSole Yes, of course "well" is an adverb, but if you read the site quoted by OP the underlined phrases for which adverbs are encouraged to be found are is liable to get and is certain to do. – Gustavson Mar 24 '19 at 23:29
  • I bow to your resourcefulness. – Ronald Sole Mar 24 '19 at 23:34

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