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Practical English Grammar

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the prepositional phrase


A prepositional phrase begins with a preposition and usually ends with a
noun or a pronoun.

The prepositional phrase is underlined in each sentence.
The elderly man went to the doctor’s office today.
In the morning, the elementary school students perform their exercises.
These magicians performed many tricks for the children.
Tomas walked into the dark house.

The word that ends the prepositional phrase is the object of the preposition.

In each of these sentences, the prepositional phrases are underlined, and
the objects of the preposition are italicized.
All of the trees had been pruned by the workers.
Someone in this office has borrowed the stapler from Markisha.
Will you show your necklace to your grandparents?

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Practical English Grammar - Notes
1. compound subjects part two
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2. Quotation Marks Part Three
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3. Italics Hyphens and Brackets
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4. the participle and participial phrase
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5. the object of the preposition
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6. subject complements predicate nominatives and predicate adjectives
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7. introducing phrases
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8. Confusing usage words part three
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9. the adverb
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10. the gerund and gerund phrase
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11. the adjective clause
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12. the noun clause
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13. types of sentences by purpose
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14. the correlative conjunction
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15. compound subject and compound predicate
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16. The possessive case
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17. the indirect object
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18. complete and simple predicates
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19. types of nouns
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20. the pronoun
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21. introducing clauses
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22. Confusing usage words part one
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23. The coordinating conjunction
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24. the interjection
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25. the verb phrase
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26. the adjective
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27. the adverb clause
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28. what good writers do
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29. Sound a like words Part Two
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30. the preposition
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31. the noun
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32. singular and plural nouns and pronouns
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33. the noun adjective pronoun question
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34. the verb
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35. the adverb phrase
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36. the subordinating conjunction
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37. the adjective phrase
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38. Confusing usage words part six
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39. the infinitive and infinitive phrase
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40. personal pronouns
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41. the appositive
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42. Parentheses Ellipsis Marks and Dashes
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43. The nominative case
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44. compound complex sentences
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45. complete and simple subjects
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46. Periods Question Marks and Exclamation Marks
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47. Commas Part One
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48. First Capitalization List
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49. Second Capitalization List
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50. The verb be
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