Saturday, July 9, 2011

Phrases and Clauses


A Phrase is a group of words that dose not make complete senses, dose not contain a finite verb, expressed or understood , but is used as single part of speech.
Examples: Come at once. He come to see me. She was at the point of death.

A Clause is a group of words having a subject and a predicate of its own, but forming part of a sentence.

Examples: I know that he is ill. The boy whom you saw is my brother.

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