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What is a pro-adverb?

 

Definition
 

A pro-adverb is a pro-form that substitutes for an adverb or other expression having an adverbial function.

Example (English)
 
  • If you’ll look on the table, you’ll find the book there.
  • Kind
      Here is a kind of pro-adverb:
     
    Generic
      A pro-adverb is a kind of
     
    Source
     

    Schachter 1985 34


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