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Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage
Jeremy ButterfieldJeremy Butterfield

A smallish group of adjectives are idiomatically used in such a manner as almost to fall into the broad class of adverbs. They are therefore called quasi-adverbs, and by some grammarians complex prepositions (because they are invariably followed by a simple preposition). Some of the main quasi-adverbs are ... ...

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