Participle and Participial Phrase

A participle is a verb used as an adjective. The are two kinds of participles. The past participle has the past form of the verb which would go with the verb have and would usually end in -ed. The present participle ends in -ing.

A participial phrase is the participle plus any complements and modifiers of the participle and complements. On this page the participles are italicized and the participial phrase is underlined.

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