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In Grammar

Is the phrase of the illuminated side an adjective phrase or an adverb phrase?

It is an adjective phrase, because it must apply to a noun  (specifying what the noun applies to), e.g. the shadows of the  illuminated side, the size of the illuminated sid (MORE)

What is subject phrase?

The subject of a sentence is usually a noun, meaning a person, place, or thing, that is doing the action that the sentence describes. In the sentence, Fred ate a peach, the su (MORE)

What are Prepositional phrases?

They are phrases used as adjectives or adverbs and contain a  proposition (such as in, on, at, to, or of) followed by a noun, or  noun phrase, which is the object of the pre (MORE)

What is a nonessential phrase?

A nonessential phrase is a phrase in a sentence that doesn't need  to be there. For example; The boy, who just ate dinner, wrote that  story. No one needs to know that the b (MORE)

What is phrases?

Phrases are small groups of words that are designed to stand  together as a single conceptual unit. You can phrase something by  putting it into words.

What is phrasing?

It is the act of forming a phrase - the definition of this is a sequence of two or more words, arranged in a grammatical construction and acting as a unit in a sentence. As an (MORE)
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What does a prepositional phrase do?

A prepositional phrase (a preposition and its object) defines or  modifies another part of speech.   Examples Noun - The man in the car   Verb - The man drove to the (MORE)
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Is the phrase of the American revolution an adjective phrase or adverb phrase?

The phrase "of the American Revolution" will virtually always be an  adjective phrase, following nouns such as "the start" or "the  decisive point" or "an important battle." (MORE)