2. Making that noise (a verb acting as a "thing")
'making that noise' is the complete gerund phrase in the sentence 'Please stop making that noise!'.
A gerund is a word which is formed by a verb but acts as a noun. They are formed by adding '-ing' at the end of a verb. Whereas, a gerund phrase begins with a gerund (a word ending with '-ing') and comprises of other objects as well.
Here in the given sentence, 'making' acts as a gerund, 'making that noise' is the complete gerund phrase and it is used as a direct object.
E and G
He opened the door is a full verbal phrase.
a predicate noun is used to follow a verb.
Her motive was to keep peace in the family.
Verbal phrase: to keep peace in the family
Use: Compound Nominal Predicate
Making that noise is the gerund phrase.
A gerund is word that is in the verb form but ending with an -ing that makes it function as a noun. A gerund phrase is formed when the gerund pars alongside a modifier or an object or sometimes even both.
In the given sentence, the gerund phrase will be
"making a noise",
where "making" is the gerund and "a noise' is the modifier. The gerund phrase in the sentence is used as a noun.
The infinitive is to keep peace in the family and it functions as a predicate noun
An infinitive is a verb that is used in its base form after the preposition "to" (eg. to run, to play, to eat) infinitives have several functions and uses, this sentence has an infinitive for purpose, and in the syntaxis, it covers the function of a predicate noun which always follows a verb and makes reference to the subject of the sentence