Adverb clause worksheet

Underline the adverb clauses in the following sentences.

1. He went out before I could say anything.

2. Forgive us as we forgive our enemies.

3. The soldiers fought so bravely that the enemy fled.

4. Although I worked hard, I didn’t pass the test.

5. He spoke in such a low voice that nobody could hear him.

6. As he was not there, I left a message with his brother.

7. I helped him because I loved him.

8. You can come whenever you want.

9. You can stay where you are.

10. Will you wait here until I come back?

11. While you were playing video games, I was learning my lessons.

12. She smiled as if she knew everything.

Answers

1. He went out before I could say anything. (Adverb clause of time modifying the verb ‘went out’)

2. Forgive us as we forgive our enemies. (Adverb clause of manner modifying the verb ‘forgive’)

3. The soldiers fought so bravely that the enemy fled. (Adverb clause of result modifying the verb ‘fought’)

4. Although I worked hard, I didn’t pass the test. (Adverb clause of concession)

5. He spoke in such a low voice that nobody could hear him. (Adverb clause of result)

6. As he was not there, I left a message with his brother. (Adverb clause of reason)

7. I helped him because I loved him. (Adverb clause of reason)

8. You can come whenever you want. (Adverb clause of time)

9. You can stay where you are. (Adverb clause of place)

10. Will you wait here until I come back? (Adverb clause of time)

11. While you were playing video games, I was learning my lessons. (Adverb clause of time)

12. She smiled as if she knew everything. (Adverb clause of manner)

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