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paokricc
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Compound names & noun phrases

Post by paokricc » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:43 pm

What is the difference between "compound nouns" and "noun phrases"?

Would you please give me some examples of how to use them correctly/properly?

Thank you.

Safari
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Re: Compound names & noun phrases

Post by Safari » Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:52 pm

compound noun: bus stop, full moon, breakfast, sunrise, check-out, mother-in-law, underworld, truckful

a noun phrase can be a single noun or a group of words built around a single noun: animals, the last sandwich, all passengers with tickets

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