Noun Phrase

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What is a noun phrase?

Noun Phrase

A phrase that acts as a noun (such as a gerund phrase, infinitive phrase, or prepositional phrase).

I like "running my own business." (Gerund phrase as object.)

"To provide the best service" is our goal. (Infinitive phrase as subject.)

"Before 8" is the best time to call me. (Prepositional phrase as subject.)

   

Comments

11/14/2008 1:26:22 PM
Carmody said:

Great tip, but there is a mistake in the last example...any number under ten should be written as a word, not written as an actual number...so, "Before eight" is correct, not "Before 8"...




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