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Adverbial Phrase Sentence Starter

what is an adverbial phrase sentence starter. can someone give me an example?

Re: Adverbial Phrase Sentence Starter

Preliminary point: please use proper punctuation. Note that sentences begin with a capital letter and end with some kind of terminal point: What is an adverbial phrase sentence starter? Can someone please give me an example?


Are you asking about the kind of construction found in examples like these?:


Having read the report, I can see what the problem is.
All things considered, it was a reasonable result.
His hands gripping the door, he let out a volley of curses.


The underlined expressions are called supplementary adjuncts in pre-subject position.

Note, by the way, that the term 'adjunct' is more appropriate than 'adverbial', and they are clauses not phrases.



PaulM

Re: Adverbial Phrase Sentence Starter

See
http://grammartips.homestead.com/adverbs1.html

Then, for more, Google
grammar adverbial phrase starter