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a word or group of words function as an adverb

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It targets specifically at (1) the case system of a particular language, (2) its non-verbal predicates and copula constructions (she is sick/a teacher), (3) secondary predication strategies (she eats the fish raw/works there as a teacher), (4) predicative complements and ditransitive constructions (she considers the boys intelligent), (5) adverbials (she went away angrily/first), (6) temporality and location (she will make sauna on saturday/drive faraway), (7) comparative and simile expressions (she is bigger than Janos/free as a bird), (8) the essive case versus the translative case (she is a teacher/became a teacher) and (9) word order and focus issues.
Because, according to the UK government's current National Curriculum for English, if you don't know your fronted adverbials by the time you are eight, you are destined for the linguistic scrap heap.
In sum, while lexical factors and polarity do not have a bearing on the use of adverbial support, semantic factors do have a strong and crucial influence on the use of adverbials and their entrenchment as perfect markers, as will be further illustrated in section 4.3.
The positive features on this dimension are by-passives and agent-less passives, adverbial subordinates, conjuncts, past participial WHIS deletions and predicative adjectives.
They identify four positions for stance adverbials: initial, pre-verbal, post-verbal, and final.
pronominal or adverbial (Kjellmer 1985, 159-160); (ii) the size of the object phrase (Rohdenburg 1996, 158-160); and (iii) the morphology of the matrix verb, whether a finite or a non-finite form (Lind 1983, 265-268; McEnery and Xiao 2005, 182-184).
In a primarily syntactic description where word-classes are defined by function, as in a position like the one mentioned above as defended by Baker (2003), these units could be presented as members of either category (primarily adjectives because they predicate of a nominal head or primarily adverbs because they are adverbials, according to which of the two functions is considered to be the main one, if any one of them is).
After the most important elements of the sentence are already in place, the adverbials can show up.
After that mood/attitudinal adverbials "surely" `haply" "truly" and "certainly" are common.
For example, Year 4 students can be introduced to the effect of adverbials of circumstance through the juxtaposition of the following texts:
In fact, the long-vowel reduplicated i-stems are marginal in the Rigveda (except for sasahi-) and are rarely attested with structural case objects or adverbials, the syntactic hallmarks of the type.
They include complex compound sentences, numerous embeddings, nominal groups with post-modifiers, adverbials and adverbial clauses in unusual positions, etc.
There are also a few vowel-initial adjectives and adverbials that show agreement with their head noun (adjectives) or the Absolutive noun of their clauses (adverbials).