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Pick out the adverbial and adjectival phrases in the following sentences.

Click the sentences to get the answers. In the answers, the phrases are underlined.

1. The train that he commutes between home and work is slow.

1. The train that he commutes between home and work is slow. (The phrase between home and work is the adverbial phrase modifying commutes.)

2. He sings to her softly and beautifully.

2. He sings to her softly and beautifully. (The adverbs softly and beautifully make up an adverbial phrase modifying sing.)

3. As the deadline approaches, we began feeling stressful.

3. As the deadline approaches, we began feeling stressful. (Adverbial phrase)

4. Even though we had received an invitation, we did not want to go.

4. Even though we had received an invitation, we did not want to go. (Adverbial phrase)

5. We completed the task with minimum difficulty.

5. We completed the task with minimum difficulty. (Adverbial phrase)

6. They went with us to the movie.

6. They went with us to the movie. (Adverbial phrases: with us / to the movie)

7. From where we sat, the building was hard to see.

7. From where we sat, the building was hard to see. (Adjectival phrase)

8. Until there were more seats, some of us had to stand during the speech.

8. Until there were more seats, some of us had to stand during the speechspan>. (Adverbial phrase, Adjective phrase)

9. His father allowed him to keep the dog provided that he took good care of it.

9. His father allowed him to keep the dog provided that he took good care of it. (Adverbial phrase)

10. We made our way into the theatre, while others were already seated.

10. We made our way into the theatre, while others were already seated. (Adjective phrase, Adverbial phrase)