Notes On Noun Phrases - CBSE Class 10 English Grammar

Noun Phrases: A noun phrase is either a pronoun or any group of words that can be replaced by a pronoun.

1. Often a noun phrase is just a noun or a pronoun:

  • People like to have comforts
  • We are tired.
  • It is getting dark.

2. A determiner and a noun …:

  • My neighnours have bought a house in the village.
  • Those houses are very comfortable.

3. Perhaps with an adjective:

  • Our closest friends have just bought a new house in the village.

4. Sometimes the noun phrase begins with a quantifier:

  • All those children go to school here.
  • Both of my younger sister are married
  • My father spends a lot of money.

Summary

Noun Phrases: A noun phrase is either a pronoun or any group of words that can be replaced by a pronoun.

1. Often a noun phrase is just a noun or a pronoun:

  • People like to have comforts
  • We are tired.
  • It is getting dark.

2. A determiner and a noun …:

  • My neighnours have bought a house in the village.
  • Those houses are very comfortable.

3. Perhaps with an adjective:

  • Our closest friends have just bought a new house in the village.

4. Sometimes the noun phrase begins with a quantifier:

  • All those children go to school here.
  • Both of my younger sister are married
  • My father spends a lot of money.

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