wide range of ‘time’ adverbs

wide range of ‘time’ adverbs

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Point 54 in the category of adverbs is defined as

those that modify to refer to the timing of an event. (This is one of those points that is well found in the EVP too.)

The only list that we can find is within the example sentences of the EGP entry:
instantly|permanently|recently|shortly|simultaneously

Then these were found in the iWeb corpus for their ranking as RR = general adverb.

204 Instantly

(collocates 4 to the left and right on iWeb corpus):

1 ALMOST (RR ) 13312
2 RECOGNIZABLE (JJ ) 5058
3 RECOGNISABLE (JJ ) 4254
4 BECAME (VVD ) 3125
5 FELL (VVD ) 3031

286 permanently

1 TEMPORARILY (RR ) 4647
2 ATTACHED (VVN ) 2812
3 DELETE (VVI ) 2130
4 INSTALLED (VVN_VVD ) 1924
5 REMOVE (VVI ) 1779

52 recently

1 UNTIL (II ) 54173
2 POSTED (VVN_VVD ) 23258


3 .. (… ) 20870
4 RELEASED (VVN ) 20504
5 ANNOUNCED (VVN_VVD ) 18521

195 shortly

1 AFTER (II_CS ) 95161
2 AFTER (CS ) 31625
3 AFTER (II ) 29684
4 BEFORE (II_CS ) 29032
5 THEREAFTER (RT ) 21643

235 Simultaneously

1 WHILE (CS ) 27195
2 MULTIPLE (C1 EVP)
3 DEVICES (NN2 ) 2433
4 WHILST (CS ) 1611
5 TASKS (NN2 ) 1274

 

In the above vocabulary, using the text inspector and iWeb ranking for general adverb (RR):

B1
announced (1)
attached (1)
delete (1)
installed (1)
recently
remove (1)
shortly
B2
devices (1)
instantly 
permanently 
released
simultaneously
tasks (1)
temporarily

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