English Grammar – Adverbs – Adverbs of Place

What are Adverbs


A word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a word group, expressing a relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause, degree etc. is called Adverb. 
So adverbs tell the qualities of verbs, adjectives or other adverbs in relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause and degree etc.


Adverbs of Place

The Adverbs which tell the qualities of a verb, adjective or other adverb in relation of place are called the Adverbs of Place. 
Following are some adverbs and their examples:

Up, Down, Above, Below, Here, There, Inside, Outside, In, Out, Away, Far, Near, Anywhere, everywhere etc.

Examples:
There was a lot of snow up the hill.
He threw the brick down.
His performance was above expectations.
The temperature dropped below zero.
He will reach here in one hour.
I went there to confirm that.
She went inside the hall.
The air pressure is very low outside the plane.
I found some old pictures in the drawer.
The ball was out of the ground.
Stay away from a mad dog.
You are far behind in the race.
The plane crashed near the island.
I couldn’t find him anywhere.
The fragrance is spread everywhere.

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