A verb phrase is a combination of a verb and a particle. The
meaning of some verb phrases can be understood by looking at the verb;
however, others require a little bit of memorization. In addition to this,
some may be separable and others may not.
The verb in this group can help you with the meaning of the verb phrase.
Sandy picks the children up from school.
A word group with a noun or pronoun as its head. The noun head can be accompanied by modifiers, determiners (such as the, a, her), and/or complements. A noun phrase (often abbreviated as NP) most commonly functions as a subject, object, or complement.