Phrases and Verbals

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Verbal

A verb form that is used as a different part of speech

Participle

A verb form that is used as an adjective

Participial Phrase

A participial phrase consists of a participle and its related words, such as modifiers and compliments, all of which act together as an adjective

Phrase

A (1) group of related words (2) that is used as a single part of speech (3) and that does not contain a verb and its subject

Prepositional Phrase

A group of words beginning with a preposition and ending with a noun or pronoun

Adverb Phrase

A prepositional phrase used as an adverb is called an adverb phrase

Adjective Phrase

A prepositional phrase used as an adjective is called an adjective phrase

Gerund

A verb form ending in -ing that is used as a noun

A gerund Phrase

Consists of a gerund and its related words, such as modifiers and complements, all of which act together as a noun

An infinitive Phrase

Consists of an infinitive and its related words, such as modifiers and complements

Infinitive

A verbal that is formed using "To" plus the plain form of the verb. An infinitive can be used as a noun, an adjective, or an adverb.

An appositive

A noun or pronoun that renames another noun or pronoun and provides additional information

Appositive Phrase

An appositive and all its modifiers.

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