a subordinate clause that functions as an adverb within a main clause.
How To Find AdverbsWhat does an adverb do? An adverb is “a word that modifies or describes verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs.” Adverbs typically answer questions like how or when in relation to the action of a sentence. Many common adverbs end in -ly, like quickly, usually, and completely, but not all adverbs do, such as very, now, here, and sometimes. How do adverbs modify verbs? As their name implies, adverbs describe or modify verbs. A verb is the action word in a …
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