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references for Grammar Glossary entry: “phrase”

• The following sections of A Comprehensive Grammar of The English Language (Randolph Quirk, Sidney Greenbaum, Geoffrey Leech, Jan Svartik, Longman, London & New York, 1985) were consulted in preparing this entry:

grammatical units & constituents

2.3, 2.4; 38, 39

the grammatical hierarchy

2.7, 42

embedding

2.8, 43

function

2.12, 48

phrases as clause elements

2.25, 60

general structural characteristics of phrases

2.26, 60

verb phrases and noun phrases

2.27, 61