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What does VP stand for?

VP stands for Verb Phrase

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In her section "Circumstantial Qualifiers in Contemporary Arabic Prose," Kammensjo carefully analyzes the distribution of the three main types of CQ clauses in Modern Written Arabic, namely, (1) participial noun phrase in the accusative; (2) asyndetic CQ clause introduced by a verb in the prefix conjugation; and (3) syndetic CQ clause with wa- and a subject pronoun followed by (a) a noun phrase (or prepositional phrase) or (b) a verb phrase.
This would be normal usage if both rtedi 'back/top surface' and the free pronoun nganggu 'you and me' were external to the verb, but in this text, rtedi is incorporated into the verb, and the topicaliser =ga, which encliticises nganggu, topicalises the whole of the verb phrase onto which nganggu is tacked.
Additionally, in drawings coded as teacher-centered, preservice elementary teachers used verbs or verb phrases such as watching, taking notes, following along, listening, and practicing to describe what students were doing, while in drawings coded as student-centered, the preservice teachers used verbs or verb phrases such as exploring, working together, actively involved, or questioning to describe student behavior.