and Prepositional Phrases
Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
Preposition A word that shows how a noun or pronoun relates to another part of the sentence.
Words that are prepositions
ABOVE ACROSS BETWEEN BENEATH OVER THROUGH UNTIL UNDERNEATH IN ON OF BY FOR WITH TO DURING
More Prepositions About After Against Along Among Before Behind Beyond
By Except From Toward Into Without On Within
Example Sentences T. I. can’t go anywhere except his house.
Beyonce danced during her concert. Eli Manning ran toward the 20 yard line.
The Object of a Preposition
A preposition is usually followed by at least one noun or pronoun. This noun or pronoun is called the object of the preposition.
Object of the Preposition
Example: Beyonce danced during her concert. Object of the Preposition Preposition
The preposition, its object and the object’s modifiers. Example: Eli Manning ran toward the 20 yard line. Preposition Modifiers Object
Prepositional Phrase Eli Manning ran toward the 20 yard line.
What is the prepositional phrase?
The girl sat beneath the oak tree. The brown dog ran down the street. He had the earphones in his ears at the gym.
The girl sat beneath the oak tree.
The brown dog ran down the street.
He had the earphones in his ears at the gym.
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