Adjuncts and adverbs

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Adjuncts and adverbs

Post by Sproutius » Tue Nov 28, 2017 4:53 pm

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In the sentence ‘I’m going out later’ is ‘later’ an adverb as it describes the verb or an adjunct as it contributes additional information to the sentence in terms of when the subject is going out? Or have I got this completely wrong?! Any help greatly appreciated.

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Re: Adjuncts and adverbs

Post by Alan » Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:48 am

Well, an adjunct is simply a kind of adverbial (i.e. word/phrase serving an adverbial function), so it would count as both!

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