What Are Adverbs of Time?
Adverbs of time are a type of adverb that provide information about when an action or event takes place.
Adverbs of Time: Types
Take a look at the list below to learn some of the common adverbs of time and their meanings:
- Tomorrow → refers to the next day.
I have ballet class
- Now → refers the present moment.
Mom told me to call her
- Tonight → refers to the night of the present day.
We will all watch a movie
- Yesterday → refers to the previous day.
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Adverbs of Time: Placement
Adverbs mostly describe verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. They mainly come after these words at the end of the sentences. Look:
I will talk to dad
They were at the park
Remember that we can also place adverbs of time at the beginning of the sentence, but in this position, they need a comma after them. Look:
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Types of Adverbs
Adverbs give us a description of a verb in a sentence. There are five basic types of adverbs in the English language.
Adverbs of Place
Adverbs of place help us express where the verb is taking place. Using them will help us be more accurate about locations.
Adverbs of Frequency
Adverbs of frequency show us how often an action takes place. We use them commonly in daily English so, it is essential to learn them. Read here.
Adverbs of Manner
Adverbs of manner give us more information about how the verb is done. To learn their grammatical function and how to use them, read this.