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Some words may function as either prepositions or adverbs in a sentence. Here are some examples: in, out, before, behind.
When they stand by themselves, these words modify other words. When used with an object, they form prepositional phrases.
Here are some examples.
He just stepped in. Modifies the verb "stepped," therefore an adverb.
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The word is a preposition when it is used with an object. For example: We drove to the beach.
However, the word "to" is not always a preposition. Sometimes, the word "to" is used with a verb. In that case, it is part of an infinitive.
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The prepositional phrase is a group of words working as a word team. The prepositional phrase begins with a preposition, for example, "in, out, under," and ends with an object. For example: out of the house, under the table, in the bathroom.
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A prepositional phrase is a group of words working as a team. The first word in the team is the preposition, and the last word is the object of the preposition.
Let's make sentences with the following prepositional phrases.
with chocolate milk
across the river
at the edge of the forest
on roller skates
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A preposition and its object together form a prepositional phrase. Example:
John sat on the bench.
Preposition = on
Object of Preposition = the bench.
Prepositional Phrase = on the bench.
The prepositional phrase "on the bench" is a word team which modifies the verb "sat." Therefore, the prepositional phrase serves as a part of speech.
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Which is correct?
A. The ball hit he.
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A pronoun stands in place of a noun. We use pronouns to avoid repetition. However, the same pronoun may have two different forms or "cases."
Pronoun Types: Pronoun Cases: Subjective Versus Objective Cases of Pronouns
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As you may have learned already, two of the eight parts of speech are called "modifiers" because they modify other parts of speech.
For more information, refer to "the modifiers."
The modifiers are:
The adjective: modifies nouns in a sentence.
The adverb: modifies adjectives, verbs and other adverbs.
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Jakow Trachtenberg lived during World War II. He was one of the six million odd Jews who were persecuted by Adolph Hitler. Hitler persecuted the Jews in Germany and held them in "concentration camps." Concentration camps during World War II were terrifying jail environments were Hitler kept the Jews. The Jews were forced to hard ...more
Trigonometry is a branch of mathematics. The word “trigonometry” comes the latin word “tri” and the greek word “nome”. Tri means “three” and “nome”means “name”. Therefore, the trigonometry has to do with three names.
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A pronoun is a word which takes the place of a noun. Pronouns give variety to writing and helps us to avoid excessive repetition. For example:
John has just completed high school. He is going to college next year.
In the second sentence above, the pronoun "he" is used to replace the noun "John."
There are some pronouns ...more