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What is the sense of adverbs in the beginning of the sentence?

The placement of the adverb "yesterday" in English sentences affects emphasis and clarity. When "yesterday" is at the beginning (like in "Yesterday, I went to the library and ...
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The company continues growing on sales. or The company continues growing sales

To mean that sales (revenue) continues to increase, the usual phrasing is more like #2, "The company continues growing sales." The word order can be changed, with the same meaning: "The ...
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What is the meaning of "sharply" in "Jem looked up sharply"?

The basic meaning is "quickly" but the author has chosen to use "sharply", perhaps because it has a second meaning.

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