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Prepositional phrase

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A prepositional phrase (/prepəzɪʃənəl freɪz/) is a phrase with a preposition as its head. They consist of a preposition and a prepositional complement.

Meaning[edit | edit source]

Prepositional phrases express various aspects of meaning, including agency, place, etc.

Form[edit | edit source]

Prepositional phrases usually (always?) function as adverbials or adjectivals, but can also function as nominals.

The form of prepositional phrases varies somewhat. A preposition may license various prepositional complements.

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