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Unit 9.1

Adverbs of Place

Adverbs

Adverbs are expressions that function as modifiers of other elements in the clause. They can provide a wide range of information.

Adverbs of place provide information about the place of an action.

Adverbs of place are not used as modifires of another adjective or an adverb. In the sentence they come after objects or verbs.

The most commonly used are: here, there, downstairs, upstairs, inside, outside, indoors, outdoors, anywhere, abroad

  • A packet of flour was here yesterday.
  • He was there at the bar 2 minutes before.
  • The non alcoholic drinks are downstairs.
  • They are sitting upstairs.
  • I stay inside have a warm meal when the weather is bad.
  • Everybody is outside.
  • Stay indoors and don’t ask questions.

Adverbs of place give us information about the location of the action described in the sentence.

Adverbs of place give information about the place of an action. They are important as modifiers of other elements in the sentence.

The most commonly used are: here, there, downstairs, upstairs, inside, outside, indoors, outdoors, anywhere, abroad…

For example:
— “Are you looking for a vegetarian sandwich? It´s here.” = We use here to express position of something (at this point).

Let’s revise this content within the {Form} section. Take a look at the {Example} section that shows its use within a context.

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