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Prepositional Phrases – Definition, Examples, and Worksheet


Prepositional Phrases – Definition, Examples, and Worksheet

What are Prepositional Phrases?

DEFINITION OF PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE


prepositional phrase includes a preposition, the object of the preposition, and any modifiers of that object.

EXAMPLES OF PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES


Arlene climbed up the ladder. [The preposition is up, and the object of the preposition is ladder.]

The picture on the cover is mine. [The preposition is on, and the object of the
preposition is cover.]

PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE WORKSHEET


EXERCISE A Underline the prepositional phrase in each of the following sentences.
Example  1. She found her jacket in the closet.

1. The bus drove by a large, red barn.
2. An enormous picture was painted on one wall.
3. The picture reached above the second story.
4. It showed an eighteenth-century man in a white shirt.
5. The picture was painted by a local artist.

EXERCISE B In each of the following sentences, underline the preposition once and the object of the preposition twice.
Example  1. Spike Lee is the director of the film.

6. Spike Lee was born in Georgia.
7. He studied at a New York University.
8. The video store near my house carries his films.
9. Lee appears in some films.
10. His father wrote the music for this movie.
11. Lee made a film about Malcolm X.
12. The director wore a hat with a large X.
13. During a recent newscast I heard Lee speak.
14. He talked about a film he had just finished.
15. The interviewer showed several scenes from the film.

Download Prepositional Phrase Worksheet Free in PDF: Prepositional Phrases Worksheet


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    UnknownApril 15, 2020 at 10:35 AM

    Sir where should i write the answer

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      UnknownApril 15, 2020 at 11:03 AM

      EXERCISE A
      1.by and barn
      2.on and wall
      3.above and story
      4.in and shirt
      5.by and artist
      EXERCISE B
      6.was and geogia
      7.at and university
      8.my and films
      9.in and films
      10.for and movie
      11.about and Malcolm x
      12.with and large x
      13.heard and speak
      14.had and finished
      15.from and film.

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        UnknownApril 21, 2020 at 2:41 PM

        EXERCISE A
        1.BY AND BARN
        2.ON AND WALL
        3.ABOVE AND SECOND STORY
        4.IN AND WHITE SHIRT
        5.BY AND LOCAL ARTIST
        EXERCISE B
        6.WAS AND GEORGIA
        7.AT AND UNIVERSITY
        8.NEAR AND FILMS
        9.IN AND FILMS
        10.FOR AND MOVIE
        11.ABOUT AND MALCOLM X
        12.WITH AND LARGE X
        13.HEARD AND SPEAK
        14.HAD AND FINISHED
        15.FROM AND FILM.

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