Participles and Participial Phrases Video Lesson

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Participles and Participial Phrases Definition

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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