Adverbs of place in English
Adverbs of place can be:
|words like:||abroad, ahead, anywhere/everywhere/nowhere/somewhere, ashore, away/back, backwards/forwards, here/there, left/right, north/south, upstairs/downstairs|
|words like the following, which can also function as prepositions:||above, behind, below, beneath, underneath|
|two words combining to emphasize a place, such as:||down below, down/up there, far ahead, far away, over here, over there|
Position of adverbs of place
Adverbs of place are used after adverbs of manner but before adverbs of time. Chris read quietly (manner) in the library (place) all afternoon (time).
Adverbs of direction can often come after movement verbs (come, go, drive) and before other adverbials:
I drove to Manchester (direction) by train (manner) next month (time).
If there is more than one adverb of place, then 'smaller places' are mentioned before 'bigger places'.
He lives in a small house in a village outside Leeds in England.
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