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Middle English: from Old French maniere, based on Latin manuarius 'of the hand', from manus 'hand'
Adverbials and adverbial clauses can be used to provide information about how things occur.AdverbialsIn the sentences that follow, the adverbials are printed in bold type.She drifted slowly over to the telephone. The trees rushed past at great speed. Adverbial clausesAdverbial clauses of manner can be used in a similar way:She had arrived early, as she always does. Ted was a child of the sixties, but he sounded as if he’d been born in the Blitz. It is also possible to have non-finite clauses of manner:He made as if to get ready to leave.