- I know the house where he lives.
- There must be some reason why he cried.
- Can you tell me how it is done?
- The day when I met Jane was the best day of my life.
- That picture was taken in the park where I used to play.
- Do you want to know why he is angry with Sally?
- There was a very hot summer the year when he was born.
What are Relative Adverbs?
- This is the store in which I bought my backpack. (relative pronoun plus preposition)
- This is the store where I bought my backpack. (relative adverb)
- This is the place where we met.
- Noon is the time when we eat lunch.
- I don’t know the reason why Pedro isn’t in class today.
Types of Relative Adverbs
You can identify a relative clause by looking for three main components:
- It will contain a subject and a verb.
- It will begin with a relative pronoun or relative adverb. …
- The relative clause will function as an adjective, answering questions about the noun, such as: ‘Which one?’
Examples of Relative Adverbs?
A relative adverb does not act as the subject or object in the relative clause. It merely replaces an adverb. Mentioned below are examples of Relative Adverbs for better understanding:
- The seat where we sat last Saturday is still free.
- I can remember a time when I could eat four hamburgers.
- We do not know the reason why he left..
- Let’s sit on this seat, where we’ll get splashed.
- I can remember my nineteenth birthday, when I had long hair.
- Do you know the reason why Ellen left early?
- The 80s were a time when big hair was considered fashionable.
- I love casual Fridays, when we get to wear jeans to work.
- Yesterday was the day when I met my husband for lunch.
- I do not know the place where she works.
- Chicago is the city where Jennifer was born.
- He is the boy who receives the gold medal.
- I want to speak to the person who deals with my account.
- The house where Mozart was born is now a museum.
- I flew to Munich, where I had to catch another plane to Oslo.
- I can’t wait for the day when camp starts!
- I remember the day when the war began.
- I will there where I are waiting.
- He is the person who paid your fees.
- She will rely on those who guide her properly.
- This is the temple which has been inducted into the List.
- I can’t remember a time when I was so happy.
- I don’t know the reason why he got angry.
- Do you know the reason why the sky is blue?
- The most stressful day of the week is Monday, when people go back to work.
- The reason why I didn’t call you is that I’ve lost your phone number.
- The house where I was born is a very special place.
- Paris, where I want to live, is the most beautiful city in the world.
- I’ll always remember the river where we learned to swim.
- I will never forget the day when I first met Susie.
The interrogative adverbs why, where, how, & when are placed at the beginning of a question. These questions can be answered with a sentence or a prepositional phrase. After an interrogative adverb in a question, you must invert the subject and verb so that the verb comes first.
- Why are you so late? There was a lot of traffic.
- Where is my passport? In the drawer.
- How are you? I’m fine.
- When does the train arrive? At 11:15.
USES OF HOW
How can be used to form questions in four different ways. How can be used by itself to mean “in what way”.
- How did you make this sauce?
- How do you start the car?
- How can I get to your house?
How can be used with adjectives to ask about the degree of an attribute.
- How tall are you?
- How old is your house?
- How angry is mother?
How can be used with much and many to ask about quantity. Much is used with uncountable nouns and many is used with countable nouns.
- How many people are coming to the party?
- How much flour do I need?
- How much are these tomatoes?
How can be used with other adverbs to ask about the frequency or degree of an action.
- How quickly can you read this?
- How often do you go to London?
- How loudly does your brother scream?