The English meaning of 1 -ly2 structural particle: used before a verb or adjective, linking it to preceding modifying adverbial adjunct
A whistle blew, and the boat slowly began to pull out of port.
The entire sales staff has worked around the clock for a week.
Go straight down this street and turn right at the third light.
My father insisted that I should go to see the place.
Father takes the 7:00 subway to work.
I always keep a dictionary close at hand.
Switzerland is located between France, Italy, Austria and Germany.
You should make better use of your free time.
He was kind enough to take me to the hospital.
Modern travel enables us to go around the world in a few days.
The lost fishing boat made a safe return to harbour.
She passed away peacefully in her sleep.
Quite by chance, I met my old friend in the airport.
Be patient and persistent. These things take time.