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Fat rats scurry phrase or a sentence?



  • Q:What is the definition of a phrase and a sentence in grammar? A:In grammar, a phrase is a group of words that function as a unit, but do not have a subject and a verb. It does not express a complete idea. On the other hand, a sentence is a group of words that have a subject and a verb to express a complete idea.
  • Q: Is 'fat rats scurry' a complete idea with a subject and a verb? A: No, it is not a complete sentence as it lacks a verb and makes no sense on its own. Therefore, it is a phrase.