What is a Phrase?


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What do we call two or more words that relate to each other?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a noun phrase?

2. Which of the following sentences does NOT start with a noun phrase?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet test you on phrases in writing. You will need to know types of phrases, as well as examples of this type of writing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Noun phrases
  • Types of phrases in writing
  • Verb phrases

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related grammar lesson on phrases
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of phrases in writing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the noun and verb phrases in example sentences

Additional Learning

To learn more about this grammar point, review the accompanying lesson titled What is a Phrase?. This lesson will detail points like:

  • The difference between a phrase and a clause
  • Using phrases effectively
  • Different types of phrases, such as absolute phrases and appositive noun phrases