Adverbial Accusative

Adverbial Accusative :

1. The parliament session lasted a week.
2. I went home.
3. This provision will last me a month.
4. The soldier walked ten kilometres.
5. The lorry-load weighs four tons.
6. The carpet measures six metres.
7. The army advanced a few yards.
8. The clock is worth hundred rupees.
9. The injury is not even skin deep.

Nouns denoting adverbial relations of time, place, distance, weight, measurement, value, degree or the like are often used as adverbs. It may be noted, week, home, month, kilometres, tons, metres, yards, rupees and skin are used as adverbs. A noun so used is called an Adverbial Accusative.

Adverbial Accusative

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