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How we make adverbials

An adverbial can be an adverb:

He spoke angrily.
They live here.
We will be back soon.

or an adverb with a quantifier:

He spoke really angrily.
They live just here.
We will go quite soon.
We will go as soon as possible.

or a phrase with a preposition:

He spoke in an angry voice.
They live in London.
We will go in a few minutes.

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If "clear" is adverb, then why isn't it "clearly"?

Hello Dear tacher,

Please tell me whether the word "clear" is adjective or adverb in this sentence below
" Read clear grammar explanations" it comes after verb and before noun.
Thaks a lot.

Dear Sir,
Is "together" an adverb of manner?

Hello Nada Ibrahim,

'Together' can be an adverb or an adjective.

When used as an adverb, you could say that it describes the manner in which an action is done. However, 'adverb of manner' is really a descriptive term which teachers use rather than a real linguistic term. It describes the function of the adverb in a particular example rather than being a category in which the word belongs.



The LearnEnglish Team

Please tell me if the adverb 'already' is a sentence adverb (an adverb modifying a whole sentence/clause) in the following examples
1) She was running quite fast already when she started speed training
2) She was already very thin when she had liposuction
3)My mother was already pregnant when she married my father

Hello sirs,
is this sentence correct'' the woman who sell fish also sell yam''.

Hello philharis,

Not quite. You need to use the third-person form after 'the woman':

The woman who sells fish also sells yams.



The LearnEnglish Team

Hi dear teacher.
I have question about from of question on the task,"they behaved very badly"the answer was N-V-I-
Am i right??but im confused "they"is the subject.and why here we called as noun??
Best regard Ali.

Hi sirs,
Could you please tell me the difference between 'kindly regards' or 'kind regards' that used at the end of one e-mail? Thanks and best regards!

Hi johnnyhey,

'Kind regards' is a popular way end emails and letters to people you know. We do not use 'kindly regards'; it is not a correct form.


Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team