Absolute_Phrase - ABSOLUTE PHRASE B An absolute phrase (or...

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ABSOLUTE PHRASE B An absolute phrase (or absolute construction ) is a phrase which contains a noun or pronoun modified by a participle, an adjective, or adjective phrase. Weather permitting … (noun + present participle) The battle won … (noun + past participle) His face white with terror … (noun + adjective phrase) A An absolute phrase is a sentence modifier, i.e. it does not modify a word or phrase in a sentence, but it modifies the sentence as a whole . However, it is grammatically independent of the sentence it modifies because it has its own subject (i.e. the noun or pronoun in the absolute construction), and modifier (i.e. the participle or adjective): Weather permitting, we shall have an open-air concert . (The sentence we shall have an open-air concert is modified by weather permitting .) The battle won, the soldiers returned home gloriously . ( The battle won modifies the soldiers returned home gloriously. ) He came out of the haunted house
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