Identify the type of phrase (noun phrase, preposition phrase, etc.) in each of the examples. Although we have included verb phrases as an option, remember that the National Curriculum calls these clauses.
Read each of the following examples carefully. Indicate whether uncertainty is expressed using a modal verb or an adverb phrase:
In each of the following examples, indicate whether time is expressed using a preposition phrase or an adverb phrase:
An adverb phrase is a phrase with an adverb as the Head word. The Head adverb can occur alone or with modifiers, i.e. other words which expand the phrase, for example:
A phrase consists of one or more words that belong together. It takes one of the major word class elements (noun, adjective, etc.) as its Head.
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