Grammar* List #2

This is a continuation of the Grammar List #1

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7) What is a phrase? This is a continuation of the lesson on grammar list #1.

a) Prepositional phrases : These always start with a preposition and end with a noun.

Examples: 1) in the park 2) at 6 pm For more information, here is a link.

b) Verb phrases (also called phrasal verbs) : These have more than 1 verb.

Example: I have gotten up late everyday this week. For more information, here is a link.

c) Infinitive phrase : This phrase always starts with an infinitive — examples are “to be” or “to get over” and so on.

Example: To get over his sickness, he slept a lot. For more information, here is a link.

d) gerund phrases : This phrase starts with a word ending with “ing.”

Example: Swimming in a pool is good exercise. For more information, here is a link.