It’s prepositions again. Volume 2 in this series explaining what they are and how they impact our language.
What are prepositions and why do they matter?
Why is the verb to be important in the English language and what is its purpose?
What are conjugated verbs?
Before we jump into adverb phrases and clauses, let’s define what phrases and clauses are. A phrase is a bunch of words without a conjugated verb. A clause is the same thing, but with a conjugated verb. So, what’s a conjugated verb? It shows three things: tense, person, and number.
Yes, not all adverbs end with a -ly that our English Language Arts teacher in fourth grade (or any grade!) had taught us. They can end with -er, -est, more, and most, depending on the adjective being used.
More about adverbs and their seven conventions in the English language.