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Practical English Grammar

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the adverb phrase


A prepositional phrase that answers any of these questions—When? Where?
How? Why? Under what conditions? or To what degree?—is an adverb phrase.
If you can logically move the prepositional phrase within the sentence, it
is probably an adverb phrase. Remember that an adverb phrase contains
no verb.

The adverb phrases in these sentences are underlined.
We walked after dinner. (When?)
The little boys and girls ran into the hallway. (Where?)
Audrey, one of the chaperones, certainly handled herself with class
yesterday. (How?)
John built the wooden shed with much assistance. (Under what
conditions?)
The underdog candidate won the state election by a landslide. (To
what degree?)

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Practical English Grammar - Notes
1. compound subjects part two
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2. Quotation Marks Part Three
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3. Italics Hyphens and Brackets
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4. the object of the preposition
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5. the participle and participial phrase
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6. what good writers do
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7. complete and simple predicates
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8. the noun clause
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9. compound subject and compound predicate
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10. the direct object
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11. the verb phrase
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12. the pronoun
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13. the adverb
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14. The nominative case
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15. the gerund and gerund phrase
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16. the adjective clause
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17. the interjection
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18. introducing phrases
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19. the adjective
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20. The possessive case
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21. introducing clauses
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22. Confusing usage words part three
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23. Second Capitalization List
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24. types of sentences by purpose
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25. subject complements predicate nominatives and predicate adjectives
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26. types of nouns
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27. the noun adjective pronoun question
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28. Confusing usage words part one
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29. Confusing usage words part six
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30. More subject verb agreement situations
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31. the preposition
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32. The coordinating conjunction
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33. the correlative conjunction
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34. Indefinite pronouns and the possessive case
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35. Parentheses Ellipsis Marks and Dashes
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36. the indirect object
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37. the adjective phrase
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38. the verb
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39. sentences fragments and run on sentences
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40. the adverb phrase
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41. the adverb clause
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42. Confusing usage words part eight
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43. Active and passive voices
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44. Sound a like words Part Two
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45. Commas Part Two
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46. complete and simple subjects
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47. the noun
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48. personal pronouns
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49. irregular verbs part two
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50. the appositive
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