In the following sentence, what word is being modified by the underlined adverb clause? They greeted the newcomer as if they had known him forever. Question options: They greeted newcomer forever

1 Answer
Feb 21, 2016

Answer:

greeted

Explanation:

The word greeted is the verb that is being modified by the adverbial clause as if they had known him forever . This particular adverbial clause is an adverb of manner which tells us how something is done. So how they have greeted the newcomer? As if they had known him forever. :)