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Chapter 11. Phrases: Prime-Time Players > Prepositional Phrases: The Big Daddy ... - Pg. 106

Phrases: Prime-Time Players Type of Phrase Appositive Verbal Participle Gerund Infinitive Definition Noun or pronoun that renames another noun or pro- noun. A verb form used as another part of speech. Verbal phrase that functions as an adjective. Verbal phrase that functions as a noun Verbal phrase that functions as a noun, adjective, or adverb. Example Lou, a Viking, enjoys plunder. (See the following three entries.) 106 Eating slowly, the child was finally quiet. Partying hearty requires great endurance. To sleep late on Sunday is a real treat. Prepositional Phrases: The Big Daddy of Phrases A prepositional phrase is a group of words that begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or a pronoun. This noun or pronoun is called the "object of the preposition." Here are some sample prepositional phrases: · · · · · · By the ocean Near the window Over the cabinet With us In your ear Under your hat You Could Look It Up