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The drunken young man slipped awkwardly into a ditch although he seemed unhurt.

You will remember that an adverbial phrase is a part of a sentence that gives extra detail concerning the action told of by the verb; and this usually concerns time, place, manner, or cause.

In the above sentence:

Many adverbial phrases are actually a prepositional phrase that is acting adverbially.