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Phrases and Clauses
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Department
English
Course
ENG1100
Professor
Thomas Steffler
Semester
Fall

Description
Checkmate 9.3 and 10.1 Phrases and Clauses Main clause (Independent): main idea, subject and verb of the sentence; can stand alone  i.e I chose freedom or If I chose freedom • Subordinate Clause: contain subject and verb but cannot stand alone; function as  adjectives, nouns or adverbs; usually starts with conjunction  ­ Adjectival: modifies a noun or a pronoun (starts with relative pronoun) The man whom I marry will have to be taller than I am. ­ Adverbial: modify adjectives, adverbs or verbs (when, where, why, how,  under what condition or to what degree?) If I had a hammer, I’d hammer in the morning. ­ Noun: used as subjects, objects or complements (starts with how, that, which,  who, whoever, whom, whomever, what, whatever, when, where, whether,  whose and why) I want to understand why you feel that way. (object) Phrase: group of words lacking subject and verb (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs) • Prepositional Phrase: group of words beginning with preposition functioning as  an adjective i.e A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. (Used as adjectives) • Verbal Phrases: formed from parts of the verb but function as nouns, adjectives  and adverbs ­ Infinitive (to+verb) To be or not to be is the question. (subject) Donating food to help those in need feels good. (adjective) He swims laps to relieve stress. (adverb) ­ Participial (present –ing or past –ed) act as adjectives • Appositive Phrase: rename noun/pronoun (function like noun) Sanitary engineers, otherwise known as garbage collectors, are going on strike. • Absolute Phrase: modifies clause or sentence (normally made of noun followed  by participial phrase)
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