7 Phrase Vs Clause

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7 Phrase Vs Clause

  1. 1. Phrase vs. Clause
  2. 2. Clause <ul><li>A group of words with a subject and verb </li></ul>
  3. 3. Phrase <ul><li>A group of words that make sense together but does not have a subject and a verb. </li></ul>
  4. 4. To determine whether a group of words is a clause or a phrase, ask yourself these questions: <ul><li>Is it more than one word? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the group of words make sense as it is written? </li></ul><ul><li>Does the group of words contain both a subject and a verb? </li></ul>Write yes or no for each question every time you have a group of words. Yes, yes, no = phrase Yes, yes, yes = clause
  5. 5. <ul><li>The tall grey skyscraper </li></ul><ul><li>Through the cloud </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud the through </li></ul><ul><li>Will be coming </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud </li></ul><ul><li>I flew through the clouds. </li></ul><ul><li>When the bell rang </li></ul><ul><li>The ringing bell </li></ul>

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