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Unit 10.2

Prepositional Phrases

Prepositional Phrases

Prepositional phrases are the result of the combination of the prepositions and other elements of the sentence (verbs) {see Prepositional Phrases, A1 Level}.

A prepositional verb is every verb followed by preposition.

Prepositional phrases consist of a verb and a preposition. They always have an object immediately after the preposition, which acts like a connection between the verb and its object.

Prepositional phrases have this structure:
… + verb + preposition + object + …

The most commonly used prepositions with verbs are: about, at, for, from, in, of, on, with

Examples of prepositional phrases are: agree with, beg for, believe in, laugh atlisten to, look at, remind of, wait forworry about

  • She is knocking at the door of the post office.
  • They aren´t laughing at me.
  • I have to send him a fax. Could you remind me of that later?

{See Prepositional Phrases, A1 Level}.

Prepositional phrases are the combination of the prepositions and other elements of the sentence. A prepositional verb is every verb followed by preposition.

The most commonly used prepositions with verbs are: about, at, for, from, in, of, on, with

Examples of prepositional phrases are: agree with, believe in, look at, remind of, wait forworry about

They have this structure:
… + verb + preposition + object + …

For example:
— “He waits for their answer every day.” / He waits their answer every day. / He waits their answer for every day.

NOTE: Some adverbs can be used as a prepositions too. Mentioned distinction could be found in dictionaries.

Let’s revise this content within the {Form} section. Take a look at the {Example} section that shows its use within a context.

 

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