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Adverbs of Time in English Grammar

Adverbs of Time are those adverbs which tell us when something happened. For example: now, then, later, yesterday, today, tonight, tomorrow, etc.
Position

The position of a typical adverb of time within a sentence varies according to the relevance the speaker wants to give to the time element.

relevance
position
example

high
start of sentence
Yesterday her closest work colleague handed in his resignations…

Syntax in English

Simply put, Syntax is the collection of rules which go together to form sentences and phrases in a language.

For example, the rules of syntax say that an English sentence can be formed thus:
{subject} + {verb} + {object}
Michael + rowed + the boat
The rules of syntax say this is not permissible, however:
{subject} + {object} + {verb}
* Michael + the boat + rowed…

Adverb Phrases in English Grammar

An Adverb Phrase (sometimes known as an Adverbial Phrase) is – as you might guess – simply a group of words which act in exactly the same way (grammatically speaking) as a single adverb.

For example, here’s a sentence with a single adverb:
The police arrived quickly.
We can expand on that adverb and turn it into an adverb phrase
The police arrived very quickly indeed.
The…

Adjectival Phrases‏‎ in English

Adjectival phrases are phrases that function as adjectives. They consist of the adjective(s) that modifies a noun and any adverb(s) or other elements that modify that adjective.

Adjectival phrases always occur inside noun phrases.
They always have a house full of friends during the summer.
She prepared a wonderfully light meal.
Adjectival phrases can also complete the verb, acting as complement.
She is really boring.
Today the weather was…