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« on: July 02, 2009, 07:10:06 PM »
Reduced Adverb Clauses

When orbiting the earth, astronauts don’t feel the force of gravity
Although damaged, the machine was still operational
Although nervous, he gave a wonderful speech

Use of ‘So’
So + Adjective/Participle + Verb
So       rare                     is       the coin that it belongs in a museum
So      confusing            was    the map
Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.

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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2009, 07:59:33 PM »
Adverbial Modifiers

Once/while + Noun,      + Sub + Verb
Once/while a salesman  ,  Pete     traveled

When/while+ Sub.+ Verb +  Object +,  Sub+      Verb
When/while she    was   a salesman,     Pete        traveled
While          she    was   peeling onions, her eyes began to water

When/while+ -Ing +     Object +  ,    Sub         +Verb
While/while  being       a salesman,   Pete          traveled 
When/while peeling     onions,       her eyes   began    to water

Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.