English Grammar

Please explain adverb phrases, prepositional phrases, verb phrases, noun phrases and adjective phrases along with examples.
2) "How is the weather today, Sam?" said Jonh.
Why isn't a comma required before "said John?"

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 139
asked by Shreya
  1. Look up and study each kind of phrase here:
    http://www.chompchomp.com/terms.htm
    The explanations and examples are excellent.

    2) There's already a mark of punctuation after "Sam" -- there doesn't need to be a second one.

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. english

    write a paragraph of 5-7 sentences to explain how to study for a test. Include at least one single word adjective, one single word adverb, two adjective prepositional phrases and two adverb prepositional phrases. Make sure you

    asked by meme on April 10, 2012
  2. EW! GRAMMAR!

    Can someone help me find GOOD pratice tests for Prepositional phrases, Participial phrases, gerunds phrases, infinitive, appositive, adjective phrase, adverb phrases, main clause, subordinate clause, complex clause and compound

    asked by Chopsticks on February 17, 2009
  3. English

    Thank you for your help. I'd like to post questions related to prepositional phrases which sometimes ambiguous. 1. He has made coffee for all of us. 2. Please boil enough rice for ten people. 3. Won't you play a Beethoven sonata

    asked by rfvv on January 27, 2018
  4. English

    posted by rfvv yesterday at 1:01am. --> Thank you for your help. I'd like to post questions related to prepositional phrases which sometimes ambiguous. 1. He has made coffee for all of us. 2. Please boil enough rice for ten

    asked by rfvv on February 1, 2018
  5. English

    Under line each prepositional phrase. Write adj. above phrases used as an adjective, and adv. above phrases used as an adverb. 1. Who discovered potash in Saskatchewan? 2. The diameter of a sequoia tree trunk can reach three

    asked by Larry on November 23, 2008
  6. Latin

    Can anyone think of any witty or inspirational Latin phrases? I have a Latin phrase project. I googled Latin phrases, but a lot of phrases are modern day ones, only in Latin. For my project, they must be ancient Latin phrases (or

    asked by Gwen on March 19, 2009
  7. English - Grammar

    trying to diagram sentence for Bible class - trying to determine what the modifying phrases are, etc. For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and wickedness of those who by their wickedness suppress

    asked by PJ on December 3, 2010
  8. English

    1. He got a nice gift for his birthday. 2. He gave me a present for Christmas. 3. I received a fountainpen for my birthday. 4. She got a ring for the wedding anniversary. 5. Tom gave me a nice bike for my birthday.

    asked by rfvv on March 2, 2017
  9. English

    Could someone please check my answers? I'll type the directions above the different types of questions. *Cross out any prepositional phrases. Underline the subject once and the verb twice. 1. Below the sink is the garbage can.

    asked by Jane on October 22, 2013
  10. English

    Is there any easy way to figure out how to identify participial phrases? I need to find them in my homework sentences and am having a hard time determining if I am identifying the right phrases or not.

    asked by Lisa on November 18, 2008

More Similar Questions