adverbial phrase love

adverbial phrase


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  • n. A phrase that collectively modifies a verb, adjective, another adverb, or a prepositional phrase.


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  • He notes that some of these double-word modifiers grow out of adverbial phrases: in “technology at the cutting edge,” the adverbial phrase is swung around in front of the noun to become cutting-edge technology; in the same way, “you can track changes in real time” becomes real-time data.

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