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Adverb phrases exercise

December 18th, 2014 in English Quiz

Underline the adverb phrases in the following sentences.

Notes: An adverb phrase is a group of words that serves the same purpose as an adverb.

1. She lives in a palatial home.

2. Is there water on the moon?

3. She ran into her room.

4. They chatted for a while.

5. She performed the task with great skill.

6. The desert stretched towards the north.

7. The gun went off with a loud noise.

8. The fishers went sailing over the sea.

9. He lay beside the heap of corn.

10. She whispered in his ear.

11. He fought with all his might.

12. He shouted at the top of his voice.

13. It must be done at any cost.

14. Much water has run under the bridge.

15. Without pausing to consider he struck the blow.


1. Adverb phrase – in a palatial home

2. Adverb phrase – on the moon

3. Adverb phrase – into her room

4. Adverb phrase – for a while

5. Adverb phrase – with great skill

6. Adverb phrase – towards the north

7. Adverb phrase – with a loud noise

8. Adverb phrase – over the sea

9. Adverb phrase – beside the heap of corn

10. Adverb phrase – in his ear

11. Adverb phrase – all his might

12. Adverb phrase – at the top of his voice

13. Adverb phrase – at any cost

14. Adverb phrase – under the bridge

15. Adverb phrase – without pausing to consider