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adverbial clause

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  Ed Good  —  Grammar Tips

First, a clause is a group of words with a conjugated verb in it. Second, an adverbial clause is a clause that modifies or describes a verb. Note these adverbial clauses:

He quit the race because he lost his energy. (Clause modifies quit.)

Though he was tired, he won the race. (Clause modifies won.)

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