29 Participle Phrase Example: Detailed Explanations


Here will be some participle phrase example with a definition that helps the readers to get to know about the proper usages of such kind of participle.

Participle Phrase is a group of words that modifies a noun or a pronoun and participle phrase example work as an adjective in a grammatically correct and meaningful sentence. Lets see 30+Participle Phrase Example here:

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Participle Phrase Example: Detailed Explanations

1.Running at high speed, the ox crashed into the wall.

 * Running-                                            Participle

 * Running at high speed-                              Participle Phrase

Here ‘Running at high speed’ is a participle phrase that qualifies the noun ’Ox’.

2. The boy, playing in a road is my brother.

* Playing-                                                           Participle

* Playing in a road-                              Participle Phrase

In the above mentioned sentence ‘Playing in a road’ is used as a participle Phrase to qualify the noun ‘Boy’.

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3. Studying laboriously, the student topped in the exam.

* Studying –                                          Participle

* Studying laboriously-                                  Participle Phrase

In this sentence ‘Student’ is a qualifier word and ‘Studying laboriously’ is used as a Participle Phrase.

4. The lady wore a necklace, made of gold.

* Made-                                                  Participle

*Made of gold-                                                 Participle Phrase

Here the qualifier word is ‘Necklace’ and the Participle Phrase is ‘Made of gold’.

5. I saw a tiger, climbing into a tree.

* Climbing-                                             Participle

* Climbing into a tree-                                    Participle Phrase

In the sentence ‘Tiger’ is a qualifier word and ‘Climbing into a tree’ is a Participle Phrase.

6. Walking along the road, the man came across his friend suddenly.

* Walking-                                              Participle

* Walking along the road-                 Participle Phrase

Here the Participle Phrase is ‘Walking along the road’ that qualifies the word ‘Man’.

7. The man, delivering a lecture confidently is a teacher of English.

* Delivering-                                          Participle

* Delivering a lecture confidently-  Participle Phrase

In the sentence ‘Delivering a lecture confidently’ is Participle Phrase that qualifies the word ‘Man’.

8. He brought a pen, made in India from the market.

* Made –                                                             Participle

* Made in India-                                               Participle Phrase

If we look here in the sentence ‘Made in India’ is a Participle Phrase and ‘Pen’ is used as a qualifying word.

9. She, inventing a scientific tool is a great scientist of the NASA.

* Inventing-                                           Participle

* Inventing a scientific tool-              Participle Phrase

This ‘Inventing a scientific tool’ is used as a Participle Phrase with a qualifier word ‘She’.

10.The girl, preparing for her exam is my sister.

*Preparing –                                         Participle

* Preparing for her exam-                 Participle Phrase

Here ‘Preparing for the exam’ is Participle Phrase that qualifies the word ‘Girl’.

11. Abhisek lives in a house, built with marble near Kolkata.

* Built-                                                      Participle

* Built with marble-                             Participle Phrase

Here the ‘Built with marble’ is used as a Participle Phrase that qualifies ‘House’.

12. He, representing a company cordially, works there as a manager.

* Representing-                                                Participle

* Representing a company cordially-         Participle Phrase

In the above mentioned sentence ‘Representing a company cordially’ is a Participle Phrase that qualifies the qualifier word ‘He’.

13. Looking for a job, he went for an interview to Delhi.

*Looking-                                                           Participle

* Looking for a job-                             Participle Phrase

Looking for a job’ is used here as a Participle Phrase that describes more information of the subject ‘He’.

14. The birds, twittering in the morning are pretty.

* Twittering-                                          Participle

* Twittering in the morning-             Participle Phrase

Here the qualifier is ‘Birds’ and the Participle Phrase is ‘Twittering in the morning’.

15. He purchased some furniture manufacture by Supreme for room decoration.

* Manufactured-                                              Participle

* Manufactured by Supreme-                      Participle Phrase

‘Manufactured by Supreme’ is used here as a Participle Phrase that qualifies ‘Furniture’ is used as a qualifying word.

16. Confirming of his success in the exam, he participated in a seminar.

* Confirming-                                        Participle

* Confirming of his success in the exam-Participle Phrase

If we look the word ‘He’ in this sentence is modified by the Participle Phrase.

17. Presenting of the Annual Budget, the Finance Minister resigned from the post.

* Presenting-                                          Participle

* Presenting of the Annual Budget-            Participle Phrase

Here ‘Presenting of the Annual Budget’ is used as a Participle Phrase that qualifies the subject ‘The Finance Minister’.

18. She sang a song composed by Tagore is a professional singer.

* Composed –                                        Participle

* Composed by Tagore-                                 Participle Phrase

We look here the word ‘Song’ is used as a qualifying word and the Participle Phrase is ‘Composed by Tagore’.

19.  Awakening the temperament and potentiality of players, the coach of the team won the match finally.

* Awakening-                                                                            Participle

* Awakening the temperament and potentiality of players-   Participle Phrase

Here the Phrase ‘Awakening the temperament and potentiality of players’ is used to qualify the word ‘Coach’.

20. Fond of singing, he joined in a reputed university in India.

* Fond-                                                   Participle

* Fond of singing-                                            Participle Phrase

Here we can see ‘Fond of singing’ is used as a participle Phrase modifying the subject ‘He’.

21.Restricted by the storm, they took shelter in a brick built house.

* Restricted-                                          Participle

* Restricted by the storm-                 Participle Phrase             

Here the Participle Phrase is ‘Restricted by the Storm’ that modifies the word ‘They’.

22. Planting of more trees, we must keep our environment sustainable.

* Planting-                                                                      Participle

* Planting of more trees –                                          Participle Phrase

If we look the participle phrase here that qualifies the word ‘We’ which is a pronoun.

23. Nourished by the nature properly, the saplings of the tree grow fast.

* Nourished-                                                     Participle

* Nourished by the nature properly-                     Participle Phrase

Here the Participle Phrase modifies the phrase ‘The saplings of the tree’.

24. Motivated by his teacher, he has made a plan for Engineering.

* Motivated –                                                    Participle

* Motivated by his teacher-                          Participle Phrase

In this sentence the Phrase qualifies the word ‘He’ so this is Participle Phrase.

25. He raising a voice against corruption is a pleader.

* Raising-                                                                        Participle

* Raising a voice against corruption-                      Participle Phrase

He’ is a qualifier word and it is qualified by the phrase. So this Phrase is a Participle phrase.

26. India flourishing rapidly is a developing country.

* Flourishing-                                                    Participle

* Flourishing rapidly-                                      Participle Phrase

Here we see that the qualifier is ‘India’ that is modified by a Participle Phrase.

27. The child drawing a picture of landscape is a student of class III.

* Drawing-                                                         Participle

* Drawing a picture of landscape-              Participle Phrase

The Phrase ‘Drawing a picture of landscape’ that modifies the word ‘Child’.

28. Having initiated of an action, the leader met the District Magistrate.

* Having initiated-                                           Participle

* Having initiated of an action –                              Participle Phrase

Here in the sentence Participle phrase works as a modifier of the modifying word ‘Leader’.

29. Having had her lunch quickly, she went out of the house.

*Having had-                                                                 Participle

* Having had her lunch quickly-                                          Participle Phrase

Here ‘Having had her lunch quickly’ is a Participle phrase that modifies the pronoun ‘She’.

30. Structuring of a diagram on board, the teacher teaches students.

* Structuring-                                                                Participle

* Structuring of a diagram on board-                                Participle Phrase

Here The Phrase qualifies the word ‘Teacher’ and works as an adjective.

31. Parking the car in a safe place, the driver stood positively.

* Parking-                                                                                   Participle

* Parking the car in a safe place-                                         Participle Phrase

Here the Phrase modifies the subject ‘Driver’.

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