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Definition of the noun Adverbial phrase
What does Adverbial phrase mean as a name of something?
- [grammar] A phrase that collectively modifies a verb, adjective, another adverb, or a prepositional phrase.
Adverbial phrase: An adverbial phrase is a linguistic term for a group of two or more words operating adverbially, when viewed in terms of their syntactic function. Adverbial phrases are phrases that do the work of an adverb in a sentence.
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An adverbial phrase is a group of words which can be used like an adverb to modify or enhance the verb. It does not contain a verb with a subject. Example: The student pilot landed the aircraft after numerous bumpy ups and downs.
Modern English (1905)
Book Two : a Practical English Grammar with Exercises in Composition by Henry Pendexter Emerson, Ida C. Bender
an adjective, or an adverb, it is an adverbial phrase ; as, — ' from a spring. through the meadow. The brook flows \ over the sand. under the bridges. , . into the river. 146. Definition. — An Adverbial Phrase is a phrase that does the work of an ...
by Peter van Inwagen
It is very hard to say, because it is not at all clear whether the infinitely long adverbial phrase means anything—or if it means something, what it does mean. OBJECTIVITY One important component of the Common Western Metaphysic is 106 ...
English Grammar (1849)
Illus. by Exercises in Composition, Analyzing, & Parsing by Allen Hayden Weld
An Adverbial Phrase is an adjunct of a verb or adjective, and consists also of a preposition ...
by Vicki Watson
An adverbial phrase is a group of words that describes the verb. Verb Adverbial phrase E.g. We ran with great speed. An adjectival phrase is a group of words which describes nouns and pronouns. Adjectival phrase noun E.g. The old and ...
Grammar and Punctuation (1999)
by Wendy Wren
Explain that we sometimes need more than one word to describe a verb and so we can use adverbial phrases. An adverbial phrase is a group of words without a verb which tells us ...
by Bas Aarts, Sylvia Chalker, Edmund Weiner
adverbial phrase: the same as * adverb phrase.
The Heart of the Curriculum by Margaret Mallett
ADVERTISEMENTS ADVERBIAL PHRASE See also: adverb, adverbial clause, fronted adverbials, clause An adverbial phrase is a group of ...
Including Punctuation and Usage by Gordon Winch
Adverbial Phrase Adverb of Manner Tells how something is done. They spoke softly. Adverb of Place Tells where something is done. Please sit here. Adverb of Time Tells when something is done. / will see you tomorrow. Adverb An adverb ...
by Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt
see also adverb, preposition adverbial phrase n a phrase that functions as an adverb. For example, After dinner we went to the movies. adverb particle n also prepositional adverb a word such as in, on, back, ...
Between Grammar and Lexicon (2000)
by Ellen Contini-Morava, Yishai Tobin
For example, an adverbial phrase may consist of a preposition (with) and a noun (care) and contain no adverb at all. The lexical class of adverbs thus constitute a subcategory of the functional category of adverbials. Within this multifunctional ...
ADVP adverbial phrase AE Achaemenid Elamite AGR agreement agt. agent(ive) AI Artificial Intelligence ALLC Association for Literary ...
Language Typology and Syntactic Description: Volume 3, Grammatical Categories and the Lexicon (2007)
by Timothy Shopen
shows that the host phrase need not be an np, but can just as well be an adverbial phrase. In Luise ̃no, and also in South Slavic languages not illustrated here (but see Spencer (1991:355ff.)), the definition of the Wackernagel ...
by Harry A. Whitaker
adverbial phrase affective; affix ...
by W.E Vine, Rev Terry Kulakowski, Editor
25:6 “at midnight” translates the adjective , and noun , “night,” in the combined adverbial phrase. In Acts 27:27 “about midnight” translates an adverbial phrase consisting of , “towards,” followed by , “middle” and , “night,” with the ...
English spellings and spelling rules. [With] The dictionary of English inflected words [and] Punctuation: also, foreign phrases and quotations. Forming pt.1 (-3) of the Handy English word book (1877)
by James Stormonth
They then became acquainted with the Soman language Extended by an adverbial phrase. (b) They then became, by degrees, acquainted with the Roman language. Further extended by a connective clause, co.ordinate with the leading ...
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