It was a body capable of enormous leverage
I will separate this sentence into two part, “It was a body” and “capable of enormous leverage”. I am not sure what it is of the second part in grammar structure.
The younger of the two was a stranger to me
I am not sure about the part “to me”.
I assume it is either an:
to modify the stranger or the whole sentence.
From here https://www.englishgrammar.org/subject-attributes/ we can know what is an attribute in Noun Phrase.
The attribute of a noun may be an adjective, an article…
I walk to the store, “Walk to the store” is a verb phrase.
According to the wikipedia, “to the store” is a prepositional phrase, and “walk to” is a prepositional phrasal verb which is another type of “phrasal verb”.
But in this post, it says that “think about” in “He never thinks about(or of) other people.” is verb + preposition and “put on” in “put on your coat” is a phrasal verb. This sound like an opposite to what it is in wikipedia.
I think some quotes from wikipedia will explain this:
1. The Collins Cobuild English Grammar (1995:162) is…