What Are Adverbs of Place?
Adverbs of place are a type of adverb that provide information about the location or position of an action or event.
Why Do We Use Adverbs of Place?
Adverbs of place are used to indicate:
Adverbs of Location
Adverbs of place indicate the location or position of something in a sentence. Here are some examples:
The book is
Our house is
Adverbs of Direction
Adverbs of direction usually show a movement to a place. Here are the examples:
I will fly
He is going
Adverbs of Distance
Sometimes adverbs of place are used to show how far or how close something is. In this case, they are used as adverbs of distance. Check out these examples:
His house is
Adverbs of Place vs. Prepositions of Place
The main difference between adverbs of place and prepositions of place is that prepositions are followed by nouns; however, adverbs are used to describe, verbs, adverbs , or adjectives. Pay attention to the examples:
The man went
There and Here
'There' and 'here' are adverbs of place not prepositions of place, because they are not followed by nouns. Here are some examples:
Adverbs of place are used to show: