Which of the following statements is true? ! o a) clauses can contain phrases. ob) clauses

Which of the following statements is true? !
o a) clauses can contain phrases.
ob) clauses modify nouns, pronouns, verbs, or adverbs.
oc) phrases are made up of clauses.
od) some phrases can stand alone, and some cannot.

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  1. False. Phrases cannot stand alone.
    Ex. The bike that she rode is black.
           In the sentence, "that she rode" is a phrase, but it cannot stand alone.

    Hope this helps 🙂

  2. Hi Jayjay93

    Clauses modify nouns, pronouns, verbs, or adverbs is a true statement so that would be your answer.

    B) or the second option.

  3. This is false. A phrase cannot stand alone. A clause, however, can. To see more on this, I suggest you check out this website:
    https://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/gram_clauses_n_phrases.html

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