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VPVice President
VPViewpoint
VPVoluntad Popular (Venezuelan political party)
VPVideo Poker
VPVice Principal
VPVacant Possession (housing construction)
VPVideo Phone (product)
VPVollpension (German: full board)
VPVideo Processor
VPVilla Park (Orange County, California)
VPVarious Places
VPVacuum Pump
VPValor Points (gaming)
VPVapor Pressure
VPVerb Phrase
VPVirtual Programming
VPVolkspartei (People's political party)
VPVillage People (disco artist)
VPVasopressin
VPVanden Plas (British Leyland luxury car)
VPVariable Pressure
VPVirtual Path
VPValue Partners
VPVentriculoperitoneal
VPVoice Processing
VPVariable Pitch
VPVictory Point
VPValkyrie Profile (video game)
VPVent Pipe
VPVillage Pump
VPViral Protein
VPVentura Publisher
VPVertebrate Paleontology
VPVirtual-Physical
VPVeterans Preference
VPVirtual Printing (computing)
VPVariegate Porphyria
VPVital Point
VPVelocity Pressure
VPVintage Port
VPVelocity Profile
VPVendor Profile
VPViral Particle
VPVocal Percussion (musical technique)
VPVector Processor
VPVolts Peak (Tektronix)
VPVirtual Process
VPVirtual Prototype
VPVertical Polarization
VPValidation Phase
VPVerification Plan
VPVoice Privacy
VPVillage Pantry (convenience store)
VPVulnerable Point
VPVentricular Peritoneal
VPVet Pet
VPVulvar Pain
VPVoluntary Principles
VPVideo Projecteur
VPViewing Point (UK)
VPVeeshan's Peak (Everquest 2 computer game)
VPVapor Permeability
VPVeritable Plethora
VPVendor Pay
VPVector Program
VPVariable Portfolio
VPVirtual Personalities
VPValidation Prototype
VPVoiding Pressure
VPVenezuela Project (Venezuela)
VPVerbal Prompt (early education)
VPVojna Policija (Croatian: Military Police)
VPVanuaaku Party (Our Land Party, Vanuatu)
VPVolontaire du Progrès (French: Volunteers for Progress)
VPVoice Procedure (radio communications)
VPVisitor Protection (National Park Service; designates armed park ranger position)
VPPlatform Velocity
VPVita Patris (Latin: in Father's Lifetime)
VPVapautus Palveluksesta (Finnish: relieved from service)
VPVirtual Packet
VPViet Pride
VPVenereal Pamphlet (US Navy)
VPVertical Planning
VPSeaplane Patrol Squadron (US Navy aviation unit designation used in 1922)
VPFixed Wing Patrol Squadron
VPVenta a Plazos
VPValerio Polverini (Italy graphic design agency)
VPVariance Propagation
VPVisibility Period
VPViewer's Pick
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Comparatively, each level in the Independent Writing Rubric is framed by a brief introductory statement followed by a list of descriptors that are either verb phrases or noun phrases.
Identify the verb phrases in the following sentences.
Unlike other works on the field of language change tracking by means of diachronic corpora, The Verb Phrase in English: Investigating Recent Language Change with Corpora, identifies and foresees possible drawbacks that researchers may face when dealing with linguistic variation and relatively small corpora that could not possibly allow generalization of findings.
The verb fare "may be used as an activity, as a state or as a telic predicate" (Bertinetto and Noccetti 19); fare is used only as a dynamic verb in the syntagmatic verb phrases found in the data.
Verb phrases in our context do not include accompanying elements such as objects and predicatives.
In (2.a) and (2.b), the user seems to ignore that finite verb phrases have tense contrast such as the present-past distinction since if s/he had, s/he would have correctly used "happens" and "touches" instead of "happening" and "touching" with the present tense concept in mind.
This predicate matches two verb phrases VPJ and VPE, the constituent category C is required for the category condition in the transfer rules: vp_match(C, VPJ, VPE) :- reverse(VPJ, VPJR), reverse(VPE, VPER), vp_map(C, VPJR, VPER).
It names the totem as Wallaroo and describes the start of his journey in a complex verb phrase. The songman repeats the refrain five times.
Notice that the word "need" could be considered an auxiliary in this verb phrase since its meaning is similar to the modal auxiliaries hare to and must; the three of them could mean obligation or necessity (Swan 2006: 342; Graver 1986: 46).
Quereda Rodriguez-Navarro, Luis 1993: A Morphosyntactic Study of the English Verb Phrase. Granada: Universidad de Granada.
Consider the verb phrase "take away" and the verb "break" used to describe what would happen to the filibuster rather than a more neutral word like "end." Americans are predisposed to think the national governmental structure (as opposed to those inhabiting it) is sound.
In example 14, it appears that the speaker was searching for an appropriate verb phrase, then settled on interruption to complete it.