Relative Adverbs

A relative adverb is a type of subordinating conjunction that introduces an adverb clause. Some examples of relative adverbs are the following: where, when, why.

Examples of Relative Adverbs

Some examples of relative adverbs in action (introducing adverb clauses) would be the following:

Look for the hot dog buns where the breads and pastries are located.

When she arrived home from the doctor, I greeted her with a big smile and a present.

With all his time spent studying, George couldn’t comprehend why he failed the exam.

Want to try GrammarFlip for yourself?

Get 30 days free

Explore More Lessons & Curriculum: