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Overview of noun phrase

The noun phrase has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (10) phrase

(an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence)

2. (3) phrase, musical phrase

(a short musical passage)

3. idiom, idiomatic expression, phrasal idiom, set phrase, phrase

(an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up)

4. phrase

(dance movements that are linked in a single choreographic sequence)


Overview of verb phrase

The verb phrase has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate

(put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees")

2. phrase

(divide, combine, or mark into phrases; "phrase a musical passage")

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