Adverbial Clauses, Definition and Example Sentences

Adverbial Clauses, Definition and Example Sentences

Adverbs, verbs, or predicates that you often come across in sentences in English characterize the situation, tense, or few-many. Some adverbs are the same as adjectives, and some words need to be added to the end to make them adverbs.

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Types of Adverbs

  • Conjunctive adverbs
  • Adverbs of frequency
  • Adverbs of time
  • Adverbs of manner
  • Adverbs of degree
  • Adverbs of place

An adverbial clause functions like an adverb. It gives information about the time, place, condition, reason, manner, or purpose of an action that occurred. They modify whole clauses.

  • That is the cafe where we held the meeting. (Place)
  • Unless you are to tired let’s go for a walk at the park. (Condition)
  • I will get up early so that I will see you. (Purpose)
  • I can not go on holiday, because I don’t have enough money. (Reason)
  • She ate as if she were starving for years. (Manner)
  • You should arrive at school before 10:30. (Time)