Essential English Grammar by Philip Gucker

By Philip Gucker

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6 PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES P h r a s e s ; Prepositions and Their Objects A phrase may be any short group of words. It's a convenient term in grammar. A prepositional phrase is simply a particular kind of phrase; but it is so common in English—and so easy to identify— that you might as well get used to it from the start. If you can recognize the prepositional phrases in a sentence, you will be able to sort out the rest of the sentence more easily. A prepositional phrase looks like this: to the store with me between meals in the office at school for a week of my brother near the road under the table on time after dinner off the roof A preposition (literally, a word that is placed before another word) is the first word in the phrase: to, at, under, with, etc.

2. noun: a specific word for a person, a place, a thing, a quality, etc. 3. pronoun: a stand-in for a noun. { adjective: a word that modifies a noun or a pronoun. (To modify is to limit or point out or describe: that book; another chance; the blue ribbon). For convenience the articles a, an, and the are usually classified under adjectives. adverb: a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. '6. preposition: a word that connects a noun or a pronoun to some other word in a sentence—to make a prepositional phrase.

Was by itself is a linking verb; was going is an action verb. Indirect Objects In addition to direct objects and predicate complements, there is a construction called the indirect object, sometimes used after action verbs. It occurs usually in sentences which already contain a direct object. He gave me a dollar. He told his mother a story. She baked us a cake. One test of an indirect object is that it can be expressed alternately by a prepositional phrase introduced by to or for: He gave a dollar to me.

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