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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #120128: Adverbial phrases
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    Adverbial phrases


    An adverbial phrase does the work of an adverb and tells how, when, where and to what extent.

     

     

    Examples

    1-You did it in a good way. In this sentence, "in a good way" is an adverbial phrase which is telling the answer of "how".

    2-A nation progresses in times of peace. "In times of peace" is an adverbial phrase which is telling the answer of "when".

    3-We can rise to the greatest heights through education and hardwork. "to the greatest heights" is an adverbial phrase here and telling about "to what extent" we can rise through education and hard work.

    In the following exercise, you'll have to note the adverbial phrase in each blank.

    Now it's your turn. Good Luck! :)

     



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    1. Was the sky bright in several colours when you were climbing up the hill?

    2. If we live in corruption, nothing can bring us success.

    3. Early to bed and early to rise keeps you fit for the whole day.

    4. We cannot get peace of mind at any place.

    5. The scene was lovely with watercourses on all sides.

    6. The park is the most impressive in the visitor's high level mood.

    7. It is useless for one to cry over spilt milk.

    8. It is not easy to transplant a tree in a new great effort.

    9. What you say is correct beyond a shadow of doubt.

    10. The workers started building their houses in new ways.









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