Phrases - Classified
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 Phrase is a group of words (within a sentence) without subject and verb.It does not make complete sense.Depending on the key word in a phrase can be classified into following cataegories. Noun Phrase (NP) Adjective Phrase (AP) Verb Phrase (VP) Adverb Phrase (AdvP) Prepositional Phrase (PP) Noun Phrase: If the key word in a phrase is a noun, then it is noun phrase. Example: Nikhil is wearing a beautiful blue shirt.(as noun/object) The lady with a long brown hair is waiting at the bus stop.(as noun/subject) Adjective Phrase: If the key word in a phrase is an adjective, then it is an adjective phrase. Example: Mohan is wearing a nice green shirt.(modifies shirt) The lady with long brown hair is singing a song.(modifies lady) Harish gave me a jug full of juice.(modifies jug)

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 Phrase is a group of words (within a sentence) without subject and verb.It does not make complete sense.Depending on the key word in a phrase can be classified into following cataegories. Noun Phrase (NP) Adjective Phrase (AP) Verb Phrase (VP) Adverb Phrase (AdvP) Prepositional Phrase (PP) Noun Phrase: If the key word in a phrase is a noun, then it is noun phrase. Example: Nikhil is wearing a beautiful blue shirt.(as noun/object) The lady with a long brown hair is waiting at the bus stop.(as noun/subject) Adjective Phrase: If the key word in a phrase is an adjective, then it is an adjective phrase. Example: Mohan is wearing a nice green shirt.(modifies shirt) The lady with long brown hair is singing a song.(modifies lady) Harish gave me a jug full of juice.(modifies jug)
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