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Introduction - Phrases | English Grammar - English Free Test

Introduction - Phrases | English Grammar - English Free Test


A group of words, which makes sense, but not complete sense, is called a Phrase. It is a group of related words without a Subject and a Verb.A Phrase consists of two or more words lacking a complete sense and a complete verb. It may consist of one or more incomplete verbs - the Infinitives or the Participles standing on their own.

Words/group of words in italics are phrases in examples below:

Example
  • The sun rises in the east
  • Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
  • She wore a hat with blue trimming.
  • The accident on the bridge was not serious.
  • The girl with red hair is an artist.
  • Sasha took a long leave.
  • Holding the toy, the child slept.

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