Phrases worksheet for grade 5

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A phrase is a group of words that makes sense. The words in a phrase have to be arranged in a particular order. Otherwise, they wouldn't make sense. For example, 'on the table' is a phrase, but 'table the on' is not a phrase.

Put a tick mark against the phrases in the following sentences.

1. under the tree

2. over the moon

3. waiting for them

4. the roof on

5. to leave anxious

6. shoes a pair of

7. a piece of paper

8. a black and white photo

9. a woman graceful

10. the in bottle

11. under bed the

12. old same story

13. a man in a boat

14. flowers a garland of

15. the sky in 16. on the hill

17. a lovely long drink

18. a girl pretty

19. a smart boy

20. story interesting an

Answers

1. under the tree (This is a phrase.)

2. over the moon (This is a phrase.)

3. waiting for them (This is a phrase.)

4. the roof on (This is not a phrase; the correct phrase is 'on the roof')

5. to leave anxious (This is not a phrase; the correct phrase is 'anxious to leave'.)

6. shoes a pair of (This is not a phrase; the correct phrase is 'a pair of shoes')

7. a piece of paper (This is a phrase.)

8. a black and white photo (This is a phrase.)

9. a woman graceful (This is not a phrase; the correct phrase is 'a graceful woman')

10. the in bottle (This is not a phrase; the correct phrase is 'in the bottle'.)

11. under bed the (This is not a phrase; the correct phrase is 'under the bed'.)

12. old same story (This is not a phrase; the correct phrase is 'same old story'.)

13. a man in a boat (This is a phrase.)

14. flowers a garland of (This is not a phrase; the correct phrase is 'a garland of flowers'.)

15. the sky in (This is not a phrase; the correct phrase is 'in the sky'.)

16. on the hill (This is a phrase.)

17. a lovely long drink (This is a phrase.)

18. a girl pretty (This is not a phrase; the correct phrase is 'a pretty girl'.)

19. a smart boy (This is a phrase.)

20. story interesting an (This is not a phrase; the correct phrase is 'an interesting story'.)

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