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Adverbials are words that we use to give more information about a verb. They can be one word (angrily, here) or phrases (at home, in a few hours) and often say how, where, when or how often something happens or is done, though they can also have other uses.

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Hello Prap

It can be both. A noun phrase can be used adverbially -- this is another way of saying that the noun phrase functions as an adverb in a sentence (in this case, for example, it can tell you more about the frequency of an action) -- and in that sense it is also an adverbial phrase.

I hope that helps you make sense of it.

All the best


The LearnEnglish Team

Some teachers say, "You're doing good" instead of "You're doing well".
I'm wondering if both are acceptable?

Hello Rafaela1

Strictly speaking, 'well' is the correct form here, but people often use 'good' instead of 'well' in informal speech in a sentence like this.

All the best


The LearnEnglish Team

I've got a fight left in me. Please analyse this sentence for me. Thank you in advance.

Hello Bonne,

I'm not sure what you mean by 'analyse' here. Is this a sentence which you've written and would like to know if it is correct, or a sentence you have found somewhere and which you don't understand?

If the sentence is yours, then we would need to know what you want to say in order to tell you if the sentence is OK or not. If the sentence is from somewhere else, then we would need to know the context before we comment on it.



The LearnEnglish Team

Hi !
I am confused about the part of speech "much" belongs to.
"I didn't do much ."
What is "much" here?
Is it an adverbial qualifying 'do' or an object being indefinite pronoun?

Hello Kisa Batool,
The sentence can be interpreted in several ways but I would say that 'much' here is a pronoun which is the object of the verb 'do'.
You can see a similar example on this page under 'pronoun, noun':
The LearnEnglish Team

I'm not quite sure the difference between these two sentences.
He spoke angrily.
He angrily spoke.
Can somebody teache me?

Hi Rafaela1
Adverbials of manner like 'angrily' ( almost always come after the verb and not before. Putting one before the verb is not exactly wrong, but it's so unusual that it would sound strange for you to use it in a normal situation.
If you were writing a poem -- you've shared many very nice poems here on LearnEnglish and we are grateful! -- then it could be appropriate, but otherwise I'd recommend you use the first word order.
All the best
The LearnEnglish Team

computers brought people closer together.
computers brought people together closer.

which one is correct?
part of speech together?