Adverbs of place

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Adverbs of Place tell us where something happens.

Examples are: upstairs, here, there, nearby, everywhere, in, out etc.

Certain adverbs of place express both movement and location.

Examples are: ahead, abroad, overseas, uphill, downhill, sideways, indoor, outdoors etc.


They are normally placed at the end of a clause.

They can also come at the beginning of a clause. This is common in literary writing.

Sections in this article

Introduction To Adverbs
Formation of Adverbs
Adjectives or Adverbs - Confusing Cases
Adverbs of Certainty
Adverbs of Degree
Adverbs of Indefinite Frequency
Adverbs of Manner
Adverbs of Place
Adverbs of Time and Definite Frequency
Focusing Adverbs