Adjunct


An adjunct is a word or group of words that gives extra information to a sentence; but, when removed makes no harm to its grammar.

Examples:

I will call you at least by tomorrow.
I have almost completely forgotten to take my passport.
We played soccer in our school garden on Wednesday.

"in our school garden" is the first adjunct.
"on Wednesday" is the second adjunct.

Also See:

Clause vs Phrase vs Sentence
An adjunct can be classified into three groups:

As a Single Word


I saw Ted yesterday.

We will have to use the stairs as the lift will be out of order tomorrow.


As a Phrase


I usually review vocabulary in the evenings.

In the afternoons, we have a tea break.

I brush my teeth every morning.


As a Clause


We finished our assignments before we went out.

When the president arrived, the meeting had already started.
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