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Restrictive and nonrestrictive Clauses and; Phrases

Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Clauses and Phrases When you have nonrestrictive (nonessential) elements in a sentence, set them off with commas.


Phrases Consider a frame sentence like the one used for nouns: (The)_____seem(s) all right. You can fill in the blank with words like John , diligence , or dog , so these words are nouns.

Verb Phrases

The simple predicate, or verb, may consist of two or more words. These words are called the verb phrase. A verb phrase is made up of a main verb and one or more helping verbs.


Chapter 6 PHRASES, CLAUSES, AND SENTENCES Chapter Check-In Recognizing phrases Identifying independent and subordinate clauses Understanding sentences C lauses and phrases are the building blocks of sentences.

Fry Instant Phrases

Fry Instant Phrases The words in these phrases come from Dr. Edward Fry's Instant Word List (High Frequency Words). According to Fry, the first 300 words in the list represent about 67% of all the words students encounter in their reading.

Verbal Phrases and Absolutes

Verbal Phrases and Absolutes A verbal phrase is simply a phrase that contains a verbal. A phrase, is a group of words which acts as a unit and which, unlike a clause, does not contain a subject and verb.


-Adjective and Adverb Phrases -Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases -More Complications in Noun Phrases

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Capella University Writing Center May 2009 SIGNAL PHRASES Academic writing consists of writers borrowing and integrating the ideas and research

Sequence Words & Phrases

Sequence Words & Phrases Here are some ways you can begin paragraphs when you write your Cantillon Chronicle article. Next Then After Afterwards Following Finally Once that was done, Once we finished, When we finished, When that was over, At 2:00, In Social Studies, During math time,

The Phrase

A study of the Structure of Telugu Phrases The Phrase 12 2 The Phrase 2.1Phrase Level in the Grammatical Hierarchy The phrase level in the grammatical hierarchy is that level which is below the clause level and above the word level.