Phrasal-Adverbs – Letter C (With Prepositions)

–  Prepositional Phrasal-Adverbs – Letter C  –


(something was done/happened) By Chance – This is a prepositional adverb phrase which describes how something happened without it being planned.  This phrase is usually used to describe something that is very good or at least surprising…  “I was just standing there thinking about how I really wanted to see my friend Ben, but that I was really craving a cup of coffee and I was already running late, and completely by chance, my best friend Ben, drove up, asked me if I needed a ride but said that he had to stop at the coffee shop first!”

(to be) In Charge Of (something) – This is a phrase which means to be “in control” of something and that that thing is your responsibility…  “As head of the department, I am in charge of making sure that everyone does their job correctly and efficiently, according to company standards.”

(something is) On The Corner Of… – This adverbial phrase is an adverb of placement and is often used to describe the location of a thing when it is right at, or very near the intersection of two roads…  “The magic wand store is right *on the corner of* ‘Witchy Way’ and ‘Sorcerer’s Street’.”


–  ( Phrasal-Adverbs – Letter C )  –

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