What is a conjunctive-adverbial phrase?
An adverbial phrase is a phrase that functions like an adverb; in other words, it gives a little bit of extra information about the sentence it is attached to; e.g., "at the moment," "with great speed." A conjunctive adverbial phrase is an adverbial phrase that expresses a relationship between two sentences; e.g., "in addition," "on the other hand." ...
Asked in Adverbs
What is the adverb form of 'mother'?
"In a motherly way" is one example of the adverbial form of "mother." Specifically, the grammatical name for the above example is an adverbial phrase. Another example is the adverb "motheringly." Either way, the two examples given answer the adverbial question of "how?" ...
Asked in Grammar, Word and Phrase Origins, Verbs
What is the difference between gerund and adverbial phrases?
Gerunds have "ing" endings like having. adverbial phrases usually have words ending with "ly" like seemingly or strongly. ...
Asked in Parts of Speech
Is the clause in parentheses an adverb or adjective clause Dad has a secret fishing spot (where he catches the most fish).?
Adverbial clause, 'where' shows it is an adverbial clause of place
Why is every time considered an adverbial phrase if every is not a preposition?
It is an adverbial phrase, not an "adverbial prepositional phrase." There are types of "phrases" that function as adverbs, including adjective-noun phrases like "every time" or "last night" (last can be an adverb, but with a different sense). Infinitive phrases (to verb + complement) can also be adverbs. ...