A noun phrase is a word or group of words containing a noun and it might also contain a determiner and a modifier. They are found wherever you might find a noun, including in subjects and objects.
A phrase is a group of one or more words that plays a role in a sentence. A noun phrase can play the role of a subject or object.
Possessives (belonging to)
On the roof
In the house
Out of the country
Beside the bed
In the following examples of noun phrases, try to think about which word is the noun, which is the determiner and which is the modifier.
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The thirsty fox
A clever girl
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Many posing teenagers
Our angry mother
Question: How do you find a noun phrase in a sentence?
Answer: They are found wherever you might find a noun, including in subjects and objects.
Question: What is an example of a noun phrase?
Answer: Examples of a noun phrases include "The thirsty fox", "Many posing teenagers".
Question: What is a noun phrase?
Answer: A noun phrase is a word or group of words containing a noun and it might also contain a determiner and a modifier.