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Chapter 3. Parts of Speech: Coming to Te... > Prepositions: Good Things Come in Sm... - Pg. 32

Parts of Speech: Coming to Terms · opposite · out · outside · over · past · underneath · until · upon · with · within 32 You Could Look It Up Prepositions are words that link a noun or a pronoun to another word in the sentence. A noun always follows a preposition. A prepositional phrase is a preposition and its object. A prep- ositional phrase can be two or three words long, as these examples show: · on the wing · in the door However, prepositional phrases can be much longer, depending on the length of the preposition and number of words that describe the object of the preposition. Here are two super-size preposi- tional phrases: