Adverbs of Duration
Overview | Degree | Duration | Frequency | Manner | Place | Probability | Time | Adverbial
Comparative | Superlative
Adverbs of duration tell us how long something happened.
They include; briefly, forever, long, shortly, permanantly, temporarily etc.
"They were occupied." = "They were briefly occupied." - In this sentence briefly shows us the duration.
"The phone was out of order." = "The phone was temporarily out of order." - In this sentence temporarily shows us the duration.