What Are Adverbs of Place?
Adverbs of place show where something happens or is placed.
Adverbs of Place: Types
Let us take a look at some of the most common adverbs of place:
Now, let us see what each one means and how it functions:
- Here: 'Here' shows that something is close or refers to the place where the speaker currently is in:
We have to change our clothes in
- There: 'There' is used to point to a place far from the speaker:
- Up: It is used to refer to something/someone that is in a higher place:
- Down: It is used to refer to something/someone that is in a lower place:
She said goodbye and slowly went down.
- In: It is used to show that someone/something is inside a place:
- Out: It is used to indicate a location that is outside of a particular place:
My parent went
Adverbs of place are typically placed after verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs in a sentence to modify them and provide information about location. As a result, they often come at the end of a sentence. Look at the following examples:
I thought they were going
Please let me come
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