Adverbia ini dapat diletakkan di awal, tengah, atau di akhir kalimat. Adakalanya koma digunakan setelah atau sebelum adverbia, terutama yang terletak di awal dan akhir kalimat.
- Clearly, this will cost a lot more than we realized.- Fortunately, the weather stayed fine.
- Maybe you'll win a free holiday.
- We'll probably have to queue for tickets.
- Rachel was late, of course.
Dalam kalimat negatif, probably dan certainly digunakan sebelum will not, did not, etc.
- We probably won't get there in time.
- I certainly didn't expect a present!
Beberapa sentence adverbs berfungsi menghubungkan antar kalimat, misal: however, accordingly, consequently, hence, moreover, similarly, dan therefore.
- Some of the laws were contradictory. Accordingly, measures were taken to clarify them.
- England played well in the first half. However, in the second half their weaknesses were revealed.
- The cost of transport is a major expense for an industry. Hence factory location is an important consideration.