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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Reference Lists
Common Adverbs of Time

 
 

after

I'll phone you after work.

already

I already saw that movie.

during

I phoned John during the TV commercial.

finally

I've been waiting for six weeks, but I finally got a letter from my friend travelling in Europe.

just

They just got married! Now they are leaving on their honeymoon.

last

Last night, I went out for dinner.

later

Why don't we go for coffee later? I can't go now.

next

I'm going to Hawaii next week.

now

Why don't we go for coffee later? I can't go now.

recently

Judy recently won a big prize for her latest novel.

soon

Soon, I'll be on holidays and then we can go to Paris.

then

Soon, I'll be on holidays and then we can go to Paris.

tomorrow

Tomorrow is my birthday.

when

Call me when you finish your homework.

while

While you were out, your girlfriend called.

yesterday

Did you watch the hockey game on TV yesterday?

 
 

 

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