Noun Phrases Worksheet For Class 8

A phrase is a group of words that makes some sense, but not complete sense. A phrase does not contain a finite verb.

A noun phrase is a group of words that serves the same purpose as a noun. That means a noun phrase can be the subject or object of a verb or object of a preposition.

Identify the noun phrases in the following sentences.

Study the sentences given below.

He wants a drink. (He wants what? A drink; here the word drink acts as the object of the verb wants. Hence, it is a noun.)

He wants to drink something. (He wants what? To drink something; here the phrase ‘to drink something’ is the object of the verb wants; hence, it is a noun phrase.)

Identify the noun phrases in the following sentences.

Identify the noun phrases in the following sentences.

Smoking cigarettes is injurious to health.

She hopes to win the first prize.

He loves to feed stray dogs.

I enjoy reading novels.

Swimming in the sea is his pastime.

I wish to meet him.

I intend to pay you your money back.  

I hate having to wake up early in the morning.

He tried to climb a coconut palm.

She refused to talk to me.

To act so carelessly is disgraceful.

Working out in hot weather can be harmful to health.

He denied taking the money.

Answers

Smoking cigarettes is injurious to health. (Here the noun phrase smoking cigarettes is the subject of the verb is.)

She hopes to win the first prize. (Here the noun phrase ‘to win the first prize’ is the object of the verb hopes.)

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He loves to feed stray dogs. (Here the noun phrase ‘to feed stray dogs’ is the object of the verb loves.)

I enjoy reading novels. (Here the noun phrase ‘reading novels’ is the object of the verb enjoy.)

Swimming in the sea is his pastime. (Here the noun phrase ‘swimming in the sea’ is the subject of the verb is.)

I wish to meet him. (Here the noun phrase to meet him is the object of the verb wish.)

I intend to pay you your money back.  (Here the noun phrase ‘to pay your money back’ is the object of the verb intend.)

I hate having to wake up early in the morning. (Here the noun phrase having to wake up early in the morning is the object of the verb hate.)

He tried to climb a coconut palm.

She refused to talk to me.

To act so carelessly is disgraceful.

Working out in hot weather can be harmful to health.

He denied taking the money.

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