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Jumat, 28 Januari 2011

Adverbial clause

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.

Kinds of adverbial clauses
kind of clause
common conjunctions
time clauses
when, before, after, since, while, as, as long as, until, etc. (conjunctions that answer the question "when?"); hardly, scarcely, no sooner, etc.[1]
These clauses are used to say when something happens by referring to a period of time or to another event.
Her father died when she was young.
conditional clauses
if, unless
These clauses are used to talk about a possible situation and its consequences.
If they lose weight during an illness, they soon regain it afterwards.
purpose clauses
in order to, so that, in order that
These clauses are used to indicate the purpose of an action.
They had to take some of his land so that they could extend the churchyard.
reason clauses
because, since, as, given
These clauses are used to indicate the reason for something.
I couldn't feel anger against him because I liked him too much.
result clauses
These clauses are used to indicate the result of something.
My suitcase had become so damaged on the journey home that the lid would not stay closed.
concessive clauses
although, though, while
These clauses are used to make two statements, one of which contrasts with the other or makes it seem surprising.
I used to read a lot although I don't get much time for books now
place clauses
where, wherever, anywhere, everywhere, etc. (conjunctions that answer the question "where?")
These clauses are used to talk about the location or position of something.
He said he was happy where he was.
clauses of manner
as, like, the way
These clauses are used to talk about someone's behaviour or the way something is done.
I was never allowed to do things the way I wanted to do them.
clauses of exclamations
what a(an), how, such, so
Exclamations are used to express anger, fear, shock, surprise etc. They always take an exclamation mark (!).
What horrible news! How fast she types! You lucky man!

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