Unit 7.2

Prepositional Phrases


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Introduction

Prijedložni izrazi [prepositional phrases] rezultat su kombinacije prijedloga i drugih rečeničnih dijelova (imenica, zamjenica, gerundiva).

Form

Prijedložni izrazi nastaju spajanjem prijedloga s drugim rečeničnim dijelovima (imenicama, zamjenicama, gerundivima…).

Prijedložni izrazi imaju ove strukture:

  • Prijedlog + imenica: atunder i on.
  • Prijedlog + zamjenica: withto i from.
  • Prijedlog + gerundiv: withoutafter i before.

Example

Prijedlog + imenica

  • She works at home.
  • The homeless man sleeps under the bridge.
  • The meeting is at 7, I hope that she arrives on time.

Prijedlog + zamjenica

  • You can come to Paris with me.
  • I am telling this to everybody.
  • I received a letter from him.

Prijedlog + gerundiv

  • He left the house without listening to his mom.
  • I always go to work after watching television.
  • I usually eat breakfast before going to school.

Use

Prijedložni izrazi se u rečenici koriste na različite načine:

  • Kao pridjev (odgovara na pitanje Koji? [Which one?]);
  • Kao prilog vremena i mjesta (odgovara na pitanja Kako? [How?] Kada? [When?] ili Gdje? [Where?]);
  • Kao imenska fraza.

Summary

Prijedložni izrazi [prepositional phrases] su kombinacija prijedloga i drugih rečeničnih dijelova.

Naprimjer:
— Prijedlog + imenica: “I never arrive on time.”
— Prijedlog + zamjenica: “She took an interesting book with her.”
— Prijedlog + gerundiv: “Before buying some tomatoes we talked to the seller.”

Pregledajte sadržaj u odjeljku [Form] te bacite pogled na odjeljak [Example] koji pokazuje njegovu upotrebu unutar konteksta.

Exercises

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