Participles and Participial Phrases

A participle is a form of a verb that functions as an adjective and typically ends in -ing, -ed, -en, or -t, and can stand alone or as part of a participial phrase.

Examples of Participles and Participial Phrases

Some examples of participles and participial phrases would be the following:

The frustrated student shut his textbook and gave up on studying.

The pastry chef topped the strudel with a large dollop of whipped.

The crying baby was inconsolable until she saw her mother.

Beaming with pride, the new graduates flipped their tassels and cheered.

Alan, sunburned from his day at the beach, struggled to find a comfortable sleeping position.

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