A verbal is just a label for something that has to do with a verb.
Verbal Phrases are phrases that begin with verbs. There are three types of Verbal Phrases:
A gerund is a noun that turns into a verb. You just add –ing to it. For example:
Run = Running
Think = Thinking
Play = Playing
A Participle is a verb that turns into an adjective. There are two kinds of Participles:
Usually, ends in –n, -en, -t, -et, -d and acts like an adjective.
For example: Half- eaten apple or Ruined castle
Usually, ends in –ing and its used with another verb. It also acts like an adjective.
For example: She was eating an apple or They were ruining a castle.
Written by Jeyran Main
Categories: English & History