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  • Using Verb Phrases as Adjective Phrase Complements

    Verbs are notionally defined by traditional grammars as “words that denote an action or a state of being.” A verb phrase...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonNovember 2, 2013
  • Adjective Phrase Complement Dictionary

    An adjective phrase complement is a word, phrase, or clause that completes the meaning of an adjective phrase. The three grammatical...

    English AdjectivesHeather JohnsonSeptember 23, 2013
  • The Adjective Phrase Complement in English Grammar

    Adjective phrase complements are words, phrases, and clauses that complete the meaning of an adjective or adjective phrase. Unlike adjective phrase...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonSeptember 22, 2013
  • Using Prepositional Phrases as Adjective Phrase Complements

    Traditional grammars define prepositions as words that related words to other words. A prepositional phrase consists of a preposition plus another...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonSeptember 19, 2013
  • English Noun Clauses

    Noun clauses are independent, or subordinate, clauses that perform nominal functions. Clauses are grammatical structures that contain a subject and a...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonSeptember 2, 2013
  • Grammatical Functions of English Verbs and Verb Phrases

    English verbs and verb phrases perform five primary grammatical functions within sentences in the English language. Traditional grammars define verbs as...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonAugust 21, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Adjective Phrase Complements

    A clause is a grammatical structure that consists of a subject and a predicate. A dependent or subordinate clause is a...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonAugust 18, 2013
  • Grammatical Functions of English Noun Clauses

    A noun clause is a dependent clause that consists of a subordinating conjunction followed by a clause and that performs a...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonJune 11, 2013
  • Grammatical Functions of English Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

    Traditional grammars define prepositions as words that “link to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “express spatial or temporal relations.”...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonMarch 5, 2013
  • English Nouns

    Notional grammars define nouns as “words that name people, places, things, and ideas.” Noun phrases are phrases that consist of a...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonSeptember 17, 2011