What is an adverb clause?

An adverb clause (also called adverbial clause) is a dependent clause (or subordinate clause) which functions as an adverb.

Types of adverb clauses

There are many types of adverb clauses:

Place :
He thinks he will be happy where he has recently moved.

Time :
He wrote the book when he was 25.

Manner :
The kids cleaned the room as we wanted.

Reason :
I forgave him because I liked him.

Purpose :
They bought a piece of land so that they can build a bigger house.

Concession :
Although he is very old, he runs fast.

Condition :
If I had a lot of money, I would travel around the world.

Comparison :
He can run as fast as a world champion.



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