CLAT - CHOOSE THE APPROPRIATE WORD

Importance of this section:

WHAT CLAT TEST UNDER THIS SECTION: BASIC RULES OF GRAMMAR

Sentence = basic unit of grammar. It has two components:

1) SUBJECT = subject matter of sentence

2) PREDICATE= description about subject /action of subject.

Example: Rita loves oranges= Rita – subject, loves oranges = predicate.

Points to note: 1) Subject may be sometimes longer than predicate

2) Subject may follow predicate

3) There may be invisible subject

Note: above concepts not asked in clat directly but they are basics to answer any grammar question.

Phrase= incomplete sentence which make sense.

TYPES OF PHRASES: Noun Phrase - His elder brother - noun

: Verb Phrase - running over the - verb

: Adverb Phrase - through the side lane - adverb

: Adjective Phrase - large to the - adjective

: Preposition Phrase - under the bridge - preposition

CLAUSE: incomplete sentence + it has subject and predicate. Eg: that shines so bright.

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