Guide to the Verb Phrase: Articles and Lesson Plans for Learning and Teaching Verb Phrases
A verb phrase is a grammatical form in which a verb functions as the head of the phrase. Other grammatical forms such as auxiliary verbs, prepositions, prepositional phrases, adverb phrases, and determiners appear with the verb to form a verb phrase. In English, verb phrases can perform up to four verbal functions, one adjectival function, one adverbial function, and six nominal functions. In other languages, verb phrases perform fewer, additional, or other grammatical functions. The following grammar guide provides comprehensive answers to even the most complex questions about the verb phrase in many languages including English, Spanish, and Latin through articles, grammar guides, lesson plans, and more.