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Adverbial Clause

Adverbial Clause

An adverbial clause is a clause that has an adverb -like function in modifying another clause.

An adverbial clause is likely to be distinct in its syntax or verb morphology.

(English)

He kept quiet in order to avoid trouble.

Page/s: 171–172, 177
Source: Thompson and Longacre 1985

Thompson, Sandra A., and Robert E. Longacre. 1985. "Adverbial clauses." In Shopen 1985c

Page/s: 7
Source: Pei and Gaynor 1954

Pei, Mario A., and Frank Gaynor. 1954.A dictionary of linguistics. New York: Philosophical Library.

Page/s: 6
Source: Hartmann and Stork 1972

Hartmann, R.R.K., and F.C. Stork. 1972.Dictionary of language and linguistics. London: Applied Science.

Page/s: 61
Source: Crystal 1980

Crystal, David. 1980.A first dictionary of linguistics and phonetics. Boulder, CO: Westview.

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