Phrase – (Glossary of English Terms)


1.  A Phrase is a combination of two or more words, arranged in a specific grammatical way, acting as a unit in a sentence.

  1.  A group of words that has a distinct, characteristic, colloquial, regional, or proverbial meaning.

(A phrase does not have a subject or a predicate — A phrase is not a true sentence)


—  example:  “Let’s Go!”

                            “What’s Up!?”

                            “How are you?”

                            “That’s Swell!”


See Also:

“Phrase” on Wikipedia




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