A phrase is a group of words that has no words which have no subject and predicate of its own, which has an incomplete sense and has a partial meaning. It can not stand on its own and forms the part of a larger sentence.
- The sun rises in the east.
- She found a bag on the road.
Difference Between Phrase and Sentence
Kinds of Phrases
There are three types of phrases:
- Noun Phrase
- Adjective Phrase
- Adverb Phrase
It is a group of words that has no subject and the predicate of its own and it does the work of a noun in the sentence.
- The girl wants something.
- We love playing cricket.
- To win a prize is my aim.
- To forgive is divine.
It is a group of words that has no subject and the predicate of its own and it does the work of an adjective.
- The queen was a woman of great wealth.
- Rhea likes to see a face with a smile on it.
- The sage lived in a house built of stones.
It is a group of words that has no subject and the predicates of its own and it does the work of an adverb.
- Sonam ran at a great speed.
- Rohan does his work without any care.
- She fell to the ground in slow motion.