Phrase Worksheet for Class 8

A phrase is a group of words that makes some sense. Phrases usually begin with a preposition. They can also begin with other words.

A phrase does not have a finite verb. However, it may contain an infinitive, an ing form or a past participle.

In the following sentences identify the phrase and state its kind.

Phrase worksheet for class 8

1. They went off in the opposite direction.

2. His brother was playing on the opposite side.

3. I have got exactly the opposite opinion to yours.

4. I ought to be given a medal for living with you.

5. He sat staring out of the window.

6. He has got no ideas of his own.

7. She ought to have arrived at her office by now.

8. It is time you found some friends of your own.

9. Let me do it on my own.

10. Most of the people invited to the party didn’t turn up.

11. Who is the pretty girl sitting in the corner?

12. He asked me to send a stamped addressed envelope.

13. The mall was closed on the orders of the mayor.

14. I know what to expect in my new job.

15. She has never apologized for anything in her life.

16. He has been standing on the corner all day.

Answers

1. They went off in the opposite direction. (Adverb phrase)

2. His brother was playing on the opposite side. (Adverb phrase)

3. I have got exactly the opposite opinion to yours. (Noun clause)

4. I ought to be given a medal for living with you. (Adverb phrase)

5. He sat staring out of the window. (Adverb phrase)

6. He has got no ideas of his own. (Noun clause)

7. She ought to have arrived at her office by now. (Adverb phrase)

8. It is time you found some friends of your own. (Noun clause)

9. Let me do it on my own. (Adverb phrase)

10. Most of the people invited to the party didn’t turn up. (Noun clause)

11. Who is the pretty girl sitting in the corner? (Adjective clause)

12. He asked me to send a stamped addressed envelope. (Noun clause)

13. The mall was closed on the orders of the mayor. (Adverb phrase)

14. I know what to expect in my new job. (Noun clause)

15. She has never apologized for anything in her life. (Adverb phrase)

16. He has been standing on the corner all day. (Adverb phrase)

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