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Prepositional Phrases
Geschke--English IV
Grammar Unit--Prepositional
Phrase
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A phrase is a group of related words
that is used as a single part of
speech and does not contain a verb
and its subject
Geschke--English IV
Grammar Unit--Prepositional
Prepositional Phrases
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A prepositional phrase is a group of
words beginning with a preposition
and ending in a noun or pronoun
The noun or pronoun that ends the
prepositional phrase is called the
object of the preposition
Prepositional phrases usually do the
work of adjectives and adverbs in
sentences.
Geschke--English IV
Grammar Unit--Prepositional
Prepositional Phrases
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Examples
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He sat in the desk.
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In is the preposition
Desk is the object of the preposition
She stole money from him.
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From is the preposition
Him is the object of the preposition
Geschke--English IV
Grammar Unit--Prepositional
Adjective Phrases
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A prepositional phrase that modifies
a noun or pronoun is an adjective
phrase.
Geschke--English IV
Grammar Unit--Prepositional
Adjective Phrases
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Example
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Irish family---family from Ireland
• Irish is an adjective modifying family
• “from Ireland” is a prepositional
phrase modifying family
– Called an Adjective Phrase
Geschke--English IV
Grammar Unit--Prepositional
Adjective Phrases
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Example
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A hopeful sign---a sign of hope
• Hopeful is an adjective modifying sign
• “of hope” is a prepositional phrase
modifying sign
– Called an Adjective Phrase
Geschke--English IV
Grammar Unit--Prepositional
Adverb Phrases
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A prepositional phrase that modifies
a verb, an adjective, or another
adverb is an adverb phrase.
Adverb phrases tell when, where,
why, how, or to what extent.
Geschke--English IV
Grammar Unit--Prepositional
Adverb Phrases
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Example
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He lives above the restaurant.
• Above the restaurant is the
prepositional phrase
• The phrase modifies the verb lives
(where does he live)
Geschke--English IV
Grammar Unit--Prepositional
Adverb Phrases
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Example
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Students can leave after the bell.
• After the bell is the prepositional
phrase
• The phrase modifies the verb can
leave (when can they leave)
Geschke--English IV
Grammar Unit--Prepositional
Assignment
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Please rewrite the following
sentences. Underline the
prepositional phrase. After the
sentence please write down the type
of phrase it is (adjective or adverb)
and the word it modifies.
Geschke--English IV
Grammar Unit--Prepositional
Assignment
1.
2.
3.
4.
I bought a car for her.
He cries for no reason.
The bell does not ring after school.
The tardy students are those with
poor time management.
5. He put the papers in the box.
Geschke--English IV
Grammar Unit--Prepositional
Assignment
6. His attitude was the reason for his
success.
7. The party lasted long into the night.
8. The dogs without the collars are
going to the pound.
9. She walked up the steps.
10. He ran at a quick pace.
Geschke--English IV
Grammar Unit--Prepositional
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