adverbial Grammar

adverbial Grammar
noun a word or phrase functioning as a major clause constituent and typically expressing place (in the garden), time (in May), or manner (in a strange way).
adjective relating to or functioning as an adverb or adverbial.
Derivatives
adverbially adverb

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