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Verb phrase

A verb phrase is a phrase whose head is a verb. A verb phrase consists of a verb, often one or two complements[?], and any number of adjuncts[?].

Examples:

  • saw the man through the window
  • gave Mary a book

See also: linguistics, syntax, phrase, verb, complement, adjunct[?], X-bar theory



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