Noun and Verb Phrases

By Regan Shatto

Definitions

Verb Phrase Definition

A verb is a word to describe an action done by the main part of the sentence. A verb is usually done by the main noun in the sentence.

Noun Phrase Definition

The noun is the person/object doing the verb/the action. A noun is usually at the beginning of the sentence.

Examples

Verb Phrase Examples

The underlined words are the verbs.


  • I walked my dog.
  • Sally fed her cat.
  • He read the book.
  • She wrote her paper.
  • Jack took the STAAR Test.
  • I mowed the lawn.

Noun Phrase Examples

The underlined words are the nouns.


  • I walked my dog.
  • Sally fed her cat.
  • He read the book.
  • She wrote her paper.
  • Jack took the STAAR Test.
  • I mowed the lawn.
Big image
Big image