Read the sentence. They had just started to cook dinner when their friends arrived at the door with some delicious take-out food. Which word is the adverb modifying a verb?

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The adverb in this sentence is the word "at". The word "at" is also a preposition and this kind of preposition that also functions as an adverb is called a prepositional adverb. "At" here is an adverb of place and the verb it modifies is the word "arrived".

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