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English Grammar

Phrase


What is Phrase?

Phrase is a group of words that does not have finite verbs. Therefore, the form of phrase mainly consists of infinite verbs.

  • I help my mother cooking
  • I am so glad to find this website
  • John sit on the chair

 

There are mainly 6 types of Phrase

  1. Infinite Phrase -- The phrase which mainly consists of the infinitive verbs.
  2. Participal Phrase -- The phrase which mainly consists of participle.
  3. Gerundial Phrase -- The phrase which mainly consists of gerund.
  4. Prepositional Phrase -- The phrase which mainly consists of preposition.
  5. Absolute Phrase -- The phrase which has complete meaning by itself.
  6. Appositive Phrase -- The group of nouns which use as an adjuective only.

The 6 types above are sometimes make us confuse. Therefore, we can also group the phrase into 3 types as below.

  1. Noun Phrase
    1. Infinitive Phrase
    2. Gerundial Phrase
  2. Adjective Phrase
    1. Infinitive Phrase
    2. Participial Phrase
    3. Propositional Phrase
    4. Appositive Phrase
  3. Adverb Phrase
    1. Infinitive Phrase
    2. Participial Phrase
    3. Prepositional Phrase
    4. Absolute Phrase
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