Phrases And Clauses Worksheet For Class 6 CBSE

State whether the underlined part is a clause or phrase.

1. We walked right across the desert.

2. According to the time table, the train arrives at 3.30.

3. Why are you climbing over the wall?

4. Let’s swim across the river.

5. Yesterday evening, something very strange happened.

6. She lost all that she owned.

7. The house that I live in is very small.

8. I want to do some bird-watching on the weekend.

9. He is old enough to make his own decisions.

10. I didn’t do any work yesterday.

11. If you can, give me a call when you arrive.

12. What she said surprised me.

13. I don’t know where he lives.

14. She is much older than her husband.

15. I am experimenting with a new hairstyle.

Answers

A phrase does not contain a finite verb. It may contain a non-finite verb such as an infinitive or ing form. A clause must always have a finite verb in it.

1. We walked right across the desert. (phrase)

2. According to the time table, the train arrives at 3.30. (phrase)

3. Why are you climbing over the wall? (clause)

4. Let’s swim across the river. (phrase)

5. Yesterday evening, something very strange happened. (clause)

6. She lost all that she owned. (clause)

7. The house that I live in is very small. (clause)

8. I want to do some bird-watching on the weekend. (phrase)

9. He is old enough to make his own decisions. (phrase)

10. I didn’t do any work yesterday. (clause)

11. If you can, give me a call when you arrive. (clause)

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12. What she said surprised me. (clause)

13. I don’t know where he lives. (clause)

14. She is much older than her husband. (clause)

15. I am experimenting with a new hairstyle. (phrase)

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