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  1. vaibhavmaskar
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    Phrase or Clause

    1) 1st Indian heritage contestant to win Miss America. (Newspaper headline)

    2) 1st Indian heritage contestant win Miss America.

    Second Sentence is simple present.

    but what is the 1st sentence structure is it just phrase ?

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    Re: Phrase or Clause

    1) is a phrase. To be a clause it would need a finite verb. Headlines usually omit finite verbs.

    2) is ungrammatical, even for a headline. Change 'win' to 'wins' and it's a clause.

  2. vaibhavmaskar
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    Re: Phrase or Clause

    Thanks for intimidate response and correction .

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    Re: Phrase or Clause

    You're welcome, though I think you meant 'immediate'.

    There is actually no need to write a new post to say thank you. Simply click the Like button on any posts you found helpful. It means that we don't have to open the thread again to read your new post and then find that it doesn't include any new information or an additional question.




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