Prepositional Phrases Examples

Prepositional Phrases

A preposition is a word that expresses a relationship between a noun or a pronoun and another word in the sentence. The noun or pronoun is called the object of the preposition, and it can be related to another noun or pronoun in the sentence, or to a verb. The preposition, its object, and any modifiers make up the prepositional phrase.

Examples of Prepositional Phrases:

1. In the kitchen, you will find my mom. (kitchen relates to mom's location-in)

2. Bring me the box on the table. (table relates to box-box is on the table)

3. My shoes are under the chair. (chair relates to the shoes' location-shoes are under)

Practice:

1. I need to go to the store. _________

2. After dinner, we ran around the block. _________

3. Sarah is playing in her bedroom. _________

Answer:

1. I need to go to the store. __go_______

2. After dinner, we ran around the block. ___ran______

3. Sarah is playing in her bedroom. __playing_______

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