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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 interjection
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6. the object of the preposition
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7. the gerund and gerund phrase
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8. the adjective clause
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9. the noun clause
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10. Confusing usage words part three
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11. introducing phrases
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12. the adverb
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13. The possessive case
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14. complete and simple predicates
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15. compound subject and compound predicate
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16. subject complements predicate nominatives and predicate adjectives
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17. the verb phrase
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18. the pronoun
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19. introducing clauses
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20. what good writers do
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21. types of sentences by purpose
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22. The coordinating conjunction
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23. the correlative conjunction
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24. the indirect object
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25. types of nouns
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26. the adjective
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27. the verb
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28. the preposition
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29. Confusing usage words part one
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30. Confusing usage words part six
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31. the noun
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32. personal pronouns
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33. the noun adjective pronoun question
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34. The nominative case
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35. the adverb phrase
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36. Sound a like words Part Two
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37. the adjective phrase
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38. singular and plural nouns and pronouns
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39. the infinitive and infinitive phrase
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40. the adverb clause
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41. Parentheses Ellipsis Marks and Dashes
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42. the subordinating conjunction
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43. the direct object
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44. the appositive
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45. Second Capitalization List
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46. More subject verb agreement situations
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47. compound complex sentences
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48. complete and simple subjects
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49. Indefinite pronouns and the possessive case
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50. Confusing usage words part eight
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