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Guest:Can anyone give me some help with this? It is for a 9th grade english question. My daughter needs to find one of these in the text of a fiction book.
They have subjects and verbs and sometimes objects. The adverb clause does not express a complete thought. Adverb clauses function to modify verbs, adjectives, or another adverbs.
The whole country was saddened when Oswald assassinated Kennedy.
(when Oswald assassinated Kennedy => subordinate adverbial clause)
Although Spike broke the window, he did not feel guilty about it.
(Although Spike broke the window => subordinate adverbial clause)
Since Grandfather died, I have been lonely.
(Since Grandfather died => subordinate adverbial clause)
I wouldn't mind getting out of bed, if only I didn't have to go to work.
(if only I didn't have to go to work => subordinate adverbial clause)
Hope it helps
Anonymous:As long as the murder continues to be three steps a head of the investigators, he can take as much time as he wants to find his next victim.
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