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verbal phrase

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  Ed Good  —  Grammar Tips

We have three verbal phrases in the English language: (1) infinitive phrases, (2) present-participial phrases, and (3) past-participial phrases. These are power structures that all great use rather profusely in their styles. So should you.

You'll find thorough discussions of verbal phrases in the section on Verbs in Parts of Speech on Grammar.com. Click here for the beginning of that discussion.

For quick definitions, see infinitive phrase, present-participial phrase, and past-participial phrase.

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