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Title: Using Phrases


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Language Network
Using Phrases
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Using Phrases
Heres the Idea As Adjective As Adverb
Why It Matters
Practice and Apply
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Heres the Idea
Phrase
A phrase is a group of related words that acts as
a single part of speech.
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Heres the Idea
Prepositional Phrase
A prepositional phrase consists of a
preposition, its object, and any modifiers of
the object. It can function as an adverb or an
adjective.
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Heres the Idea
By placing phrases properly, you can make your
writing clear and descriptive.
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Heres the Idea
An adjective phrase modifies a noun or a pronoun.
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Heres the Idea
What does each adjective phrase modify?
The dance club on Main Street holds a contest
every weekend.
Some of the competitors dance professionally.
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Heres the Idea
An adverb phrase modifies a verb, an adjective,
or another adverb.
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Heres the Idea
What does each adverb phrase modify?
The city diving finals are the most difficult of
all competitions.
The graceful champion dives into the pool.
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Why It Matters
The placement of a prepositional phrase can
affect the meaning of a sentence.
As you write, make sure that prepositional
phrases appear to modify the words you want them
to modify.
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Why It Matters
How does the placement of the highlighted
prepositional phrase affect the meaning of this
sentence?
At the dog show the woman waits beside her dog in
the purple dress.
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Why It Matters
How could the position of the prepositional
phrase be changed to make the meaning clear?
At the dog show the woman in the purple dress
waits beside her dog.
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Practice and Apply
Identify the prepositional phrase, along with the
word it modifies.
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Practice and Apply
Identify the prepositional phrase, along with the
word it modifies.
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Practice and Apply
Identify the prepositional phrase, along with the
word it modifies.
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Practice and Apply
Rewrite the sentence, changing the position of a
prepositional phrase so that the meaning is clear.
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Practice and Apply
Rewrite the sentence, changing the position of a
prepositional phrase so that the meaning is clear.
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Using Phrases
Heres the Idea
Why It Matters
Practice and Apply
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Heres the Idea
Participle
A participle is a verb form that acts as an
adjective. It modifies a noun or a pronoun.
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Heres the Idea
Exhausted, Monique finished her workout.
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Heres the Idea
There are two kinds of participles.
past participle
He fell to the ground, exhausted.
present participle
Stumbling, the player dropped the ball.
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Heres the Idea
Participial Phrase
A participial phrase consists of a participle
plus its modifiers and complements.
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Heres the Idea
Participial phrases can be used to add details to
descriptions.
The ball dropped by Martin went out of bounds.
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Why It Matters
Pay attention to the placement of participial
phrases in your writing. A phrase in the wrong
place is known as a misplaced modifier or
dangling participle.
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Why It Matters
A misplaced participial phrase, often called a
misplaced modifier, modifies a word other than
the one it is intended to modify.
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Why It Matters
Who is gasping for breath?
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Why It Matters
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Why It Matters
A dangling participial phrase does not logically
modify any of the words in the sentence in which
it appears.
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Why It Matters
The parrot won the trophy?
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Why It Matters
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Practice and Apply
Identify the participle and the word it modifies.
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Practice and Apply
Identify the participial phrase and the word it
modifies.
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Practice and Apply
Identify the participial phrase and the word it
modifies.
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Practice and Apply
Rewrite the sentence to eliminate the dangling or
misplaced participial phrase.
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Practice and Apply
Rewrite the sentence to eliminate the dangling or
misplaced participial phrase.
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