Difference between Clauses and Phrases

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What is the difference between a phrase and a clause?
A clause has both a subject and a verb whereas a phrase does not.

The following diagram describes what are phrases and clauses and gives some examples. Scroll down the page for more examples and explanations.
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What is a phrase? What is a clause? What is the difference between the two? Important for avoiding incomplete sentences or sentence fragments.

Phrases and Clauses - What’s the Difference?
In English, clauses and phrases are used regularly, and this lesson will help you quickly master them to better understand the language.

Phrase or Clause?

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