Grammar Clinic: Phrases

A Phrase is a small group of related words within a sentence or clause. A phrase functions as a part of speech and includes a head (or headword), which determines the nature of the unit. Principal Types of Phrases: 1. Adjective Phrase: A word group with an adjective as its head. This adjective may be accompanied by modifiers, determiners, and/or [...]

Grammar Clinic: The REAL difference between A Phrase and A Clause

As a general rule, if you are not certain whether a group of words is a clause or phrase, break down the words into the parts of speech to help you decide. If there is a subject and a verb with a predicate, it is a clause. If there is a noun but no verb [...]

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