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Chapter 5. Clause and Effect > Prepositional Phrases - Pg. 49

Clause and Effect For example, look at these two sentences: The toaster with the automatic setting delighted every member of the family. The cost of the tummy tuck was a real bargain. 49 Word Watch An adjective phrase is a prepositional phrase that functions as an adjective in a sentence. For example: The caption on the cartoon made them laugh. The adjective phrase "on the cartoon" describes the noun "caption." In the first sentence, the adjective phrase "with the automatic setting" describes the noun "toaster." In the second sentence, the adjective phrase "of the tummy tuck" describes the noun "cost." Adverb Phrases An adverb phrase is a prepositional phrase that fulfills the functions of an adverb: It describes a