adverbial clause


adverbial clause
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  • Adverbial clause — An adverbial clause is a clause that functions as an adverb. In other words, it contains subject (explicit or implied) and predicate, and it modifies a verb.* I saw Joe when I went to the store. (explicit subject I ) * He sat quietly in order to… …   Wikipedia

  • adverbial clause — noun a subordinate clause that functions as an adverb within a main clause There are the following kinds of adverbial clauses: , distance clause , frequency clause , manner clause , place clause , purpose clause , result clause , time clause Syn …   Wiktionary

  • adverbial clause — part of a sentence which serves to modify verbs adjectives or other adverbs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Adverbial — In grammar an adverbial is a word (an adverb) or a group of words (an adverbial phrase or an adverbial clause) that modifies or tells us something about the sentence or the verb. The word adverbial is also used as an adjective, meaning having the …   Wikipedia

  • Adverbial phrase — An adverbial or adverbial phrase is a linguistic term for a single adverb or a group of more than one word operating adverbially, when viewed in terms of their syntactic function. Compare the following sentences: * I ll go to bed soon . * I ll go …   Wikipedia

  • adverbial clauses — An adverbial clause is a subordinate clause which gives more information about the main clause. See entry at ↑ Subordinate clauses …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adverbial participle — Adverbal participles are built out of a verb (mostly with a suffix), and in most cases they play the role of the sentence element called adverbial in the grammar of some languages (Russian [http://www.alphadictionary.com/rusgrammar/particip.html… …   Wikipedia

  • adverbial participle — noun A participle that modifies a verb in same sentence and which is equivalent to an adverbial clause in English. Adverbial participles may denote time, condition, cause, concession, manner, means, purpose, or attendant circumstance. Adverbial… …   Wiktionary

  • adverbial Grammar — noun a word or phrase functioning as a major clause constituent and typically expressing place (in the garden), time (in May), or manner (in a strange way). adjective relating to or functioning as an adverb or adverbial. Derivatives adverbially… …   English new terms dictionary

  • adverbial — Grammar ► NOUN ▪ a word or phrase functioning as a major clause constituent and typically expressing place (in the garden), time (in May), or manner (in a strange way). ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or functioning as an adverb or adverbial …   English terms dictionary

  • clause — noun 1 in a legal document ADJECTIVE ▪ confidentiality, indemnity, penalty ▪ The penalty clause specifies that late delivery will be fined. ▪ escape, exclusion, exemption …   Collocations dictionary