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Gary plays the trombone better than he did last year. What is the adverb clause?
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User: Gary plays the trombone better than he did last year. What is the adverb clause?

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User: What is the adverb clause?

Weegy: better than
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User: What word does it modify?

User: way

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User: what word does "better than" modify?

User: does it modify trombone, plays, or better?

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User: does the phrase "better than" modify the word trombone, plays, or better?

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The words "better than" modify the verb play.
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