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select the correct adverbial clause for

They started at his departure.

a) They started when he departed.

b)They started after his departure.

c) they started before he departs.

d)they started before he departed.

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First, which one do you think is correct, grape desk?

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select the correct adverbial clause for

They started at his departure.

a) They started when he departed.

b)They started after his departure.

c) they started before he departs.

d)they started before he departed.

They started before he departed.
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grape desk 863

select the correct adverbial clause for

They started at his departure.

a) They started when he departed.

b)They started after his departure.

c) they started before he departs.

d)they started before he departed.

They started before he departed.

None of them are clauses. They are functioning as temporal adjuncts but they are all preposition phrases.