Notes On Noun Phrase and Noun Clause - CBSE Class 9 English Grammar
A noun phrase is a group of words that serves the same purpose as a noun. A noun phrase can be the subject or object of a verb. It can also be the object of a preposition.
Example;
1.The students wants to play.
2. Horses prefer living in dark stables.


A Noun-Clause is a group of words which contains a Subject and a Predicate of its own and does the work of a noun.
Examples:
1.Dinesh often wonders how you are getting on with him.
2. He feared that he would fail.



MORE EXAMPLES:

•    No one knows when he will come. (Noun-Clauses) 
•    No one knows the time of his coming. (Noun-Phrases) 

•    She heard that he had succeeded. (Noun-Clauses) 
•    She heard of his success. (Noun-Phrases) 

•    They will never know why he Succeeded. (Noun-Clauses) 
•    They will never know the reason for his Success.(Noun-Phrases) 

•    The law will punish whosoever is guilty. (Noun-Clause) 
•    The law will punish the guilty. (Noun) 

•    Her friends want to know where she is living.(Noun-Clauses) 
•    Her friends want to know her residence. (Noun) 

Summary

A noun phrase is a group of words that serves the same purpose as a noun. A noun phrase can be the subject or object of a verb. It can also be the object of a preposition.
Example;
1.The students wants to play.
2. Horses prefer living in dark stables.


A Noun-Clause is a group of words which contains a Subject and a Predicate of its own and does the work of a noun.
Examples:
1.Dinesh often wonders how you are getting on with him.
2. He feared that he would fail.



MORE EXAMPLES:

•    No one knows when he will come. (Noun-Clauses) 
•    No one knows the time of his coming. (Noun-Phrases) 

•    She heard that he had succeeded. (Noun-Clauses) 
•    She heard of his success. (Noun-Phrases) 

•    They will never know why he Succeeded. (Noun-Clauses) 
•    They will never know the reason for his Success.(Noun-Phrases) 

•    The law will punish whosoever is guilty. (Noun-Clause) 
•    The law will punish the guilty. (Noun) 

•    Her friends want to know where she is living.(Noun-Clauses) 
•    Her friends want to know her residence. (Noun) 
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