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)

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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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