Adverb clause

1. Adverb clause of time.

Eg. When the cat is away the mice are at play.
The mice are at play - Main clause
when the cat is away - subordinate adverb clause of time modifying the verb 'are' in the main clause.

2. Adverb clause of place.

Eg. The dog follows its master wherever he goes.
The dog follows its master - Main clause
wherever he goes - subordinate adverb clause of place modifying the verb follow in the Main clause.

3. Adverb clause of reason
Shailendra went to the shop because he wanted to buy a book.
Shailendra went tot he shop - Main clause
Because he wanted to buy a book - Subordinate adverb clause of reason modifying the verb went in the main clause.

4. Adverb clause of purpose - (why)
We eat that we may live.
We eat - main clause
that we may live - subordinate adverb clause of purpose modifying the verb 'eat' in the main clause.

5. Adverb clause of condition (if, unless, until)
If you work had you will pass.
You will pass - main clause
If you work hard - subordinate adverb clause of condition modifying the verb 'will pass' in the main clause.

6. Adverb clause of concession -  (though, although, even if)
Though he works hard he cannot pass.
he cannot pass - main clause
though he works hard - subordinate adverb clause of concession modifying the verb 'pass' in the main clause.

7. Adverb clause of manner
Frank goes around as if the place belong to him.
Frank goes around - Main clause
as if the place belongs to him- subordinate adverb clause of manner modifying the verb go in the main clause.

8. Adverb clause of comparison.
Vivek works as hard as Viveka .
Vivek works as hard - main clause
as Viveka - subordinate adverb clause of comparison. 

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