Phrases

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  • Q1

    The children were laughing at the joke. This sentence contains a/an

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    Answer:

    prepositional phrase.

    Explanation:

    A prepositional phrase is a group of words that begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or a pronoun. Here, the prepositional phrase is ‘at the joke’.

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  • Q2

    Sasha offered me a cup full of coffee. This sentence contains

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    Answer:

    an adjective phrase.

    Explanation:

    In this sentence, the adjective phrase ‘full of coffee’ qualifies the noun ‘cup’.

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  • Q3

    It has been raining since morning. The underlined phrase is a/an

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    Answer:

    verb phrase

    Explanation:

    When you have a helping verb along with a main verb ‘rain’, all of those verbs together make a verb phrase.

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  • Q4

    Fill in the blanks with a suitable phrase each to make meaningful sentences.

    1. The old man _________ is my grandpa.

    2. She gifted me _________.

    3. An injured lady _________ was shouting for help.

    4. The mother sat _________.

    5. Jerry ______ lunch.

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    Answer:

    1. wearing a hat

    2. a beautiful golden hair band

    3. on the middle of the road

    4. beside her ailing son

    5. is eating

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  • Q5

    Identify the phrases and write their type in the following sentences.

    1. He gave me a bowl full of rice.

    2. The teacher praised the student securing first rank.

    3. The students were making a lot of noise.

    4. The teacher has given a project to us.

    5. He jumped over the electrified fence.

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    Answer:

    1. He gave me a bowl full of rice. (adjective phrase)

    2. The teacher praised the student securing first rank. (noun phrase)

    3. The students were making a lot of noise. (prepositional phrase)

    4. The teacher has given us a project to do. (verb phrase)

    5. He jumped over the electrified fence. (noun phrase)

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