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**Types of Phrases on GMAT**

Description: In this short video, we will explain what exactly a phrase is, as well as the different types of phrases that you will encounter on the GMAT.

A phrases is a group of words that come together to convey a partial meaning. Phrases are distinct from clauses in that they do not contain a subject-verb pair, meaning they do not convey a complete thought. Phrases can be of different types, depending on what role they play in a sentence. In this short article, we will now cover the different types of phrases that appear on the GMAT; understanding the nature and form of these phrase types will greatly help you parse the meaning of sentences in GMAT Sentence Correction.

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Here, three words collectively refer to one noun phrase.

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Here, three words together refer to one entity, whichever individual serves as the President of the country of Belarus.

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Imagine, this long phrase, almost 10 words long, represents a single noun; that noun is “man”. The rest of the phrase simply describes the “man”.

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This article has deliberately been kept brief; for a more elaborate explanation, please refer to the Experts’ Global Stage One Sentence Correction videos.

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