Example sentences for: adverb

How can you use “adverb” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In addition to being eminently readable, my super-sentence is characterized by two clever strokes: a clause within a phrase within phrase within a clause within a phrase in the first five words, and the distillation of the adverb clause into a two-word cluster, “when [he was] challenged,” instead of the previous three words, “more than I.” Not only are all the structures as concise as they can be, but, with the exception of the subject, Leadere , all nouns, adjectives, and adverbs are now replaced by phrases and clauses.

  • Serve a function is such a collocation as are (from the preceding paragraph) from the standpoint of, provide relief, present a [or no ] problem, as often [or any adjective/adverb] as , noun phrases like eye contact, lack of understanding, member of his [or any pronoun, name, or article] audience, background noise , and attention span . Those who have had experience with a person learning English as a foreign language are aware that a breakthrough seems to come as soon as the person starts using clichés and colloquial or slang expressions appropriately, even though the speaker's pronunciation may still be far from a native speaker's.

  • These are: prepositional phrase, participial phrase, gerund phrase, infinitive phrase, adverb clause, adjective clause, and noun clause.

  • In the last two examples an adjective switches to an adverb.

  • Although it is standard to use the adverb directly for right away, it is not used as much now in American English as formerly.

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