adverb equivalent


Definition of adverb equivalent

  1. :  a word not otherwise an adverb or a word group that has one of the typical functions of an adverb (as months in “we have waited months for this”, without leave in “absent without leave”, in the corner in “stand it there in the corner”, when I can in “I'll write when I can”)

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a trip made at another's expense

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