Relative Adverbs Video Lesson

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Relative Adverbs Definition

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.

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