prepositional phrase


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a phrase beginning with a preposition

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Dialectal distribution, composition type and text type" is the title of chapter four, and this chapter is indeed devoted to examining the dialectal distribution of all prepositional phrases covered in the study.
The same case, genitive, characterizes all prepositional phrases with separative meaning.
The different grammatical structures that express Circumstances are discussed, namely prepositional phrases, adverbial groups and sometimes noun groups.
Using several consecutive prepositional phrases (i.
Headwords are the subjects of noun phrases, the verbs of verb phrases, sentences, and clauses, the prepositions of prepositional phrases and so on.
1) The languages typically express an indirect object as an oblique argument headed by a prepositional phrase (2).
How is this double prepositional phrase to be translated?
In poetry, across the street is a prepositional phrase that is not mentioning, because in poetry there is no mentioning, and it is not poetry, because there are no cauls and bruises in it, and, so, what is it?
Recast sentences that contain the prepositional phrase "as to" (for example, changing "As to any question to which all objection was sustained, you must not speculate as to the reason for the objection" to "You must not speculate about the reason for the objection.
For example, headings might consist of one noun, an adjective and a noun, a prepositional phrase or a complete sentence.
The presence of these nouns in the prepositional phrase in which they are embedded is taken as evidence of emotion on the part of the writer.
The true prepositional phrase is composed of a "preposition and a noun phrase" (out the door, by Billy, etc.
On the other hand, the conative construction is realized by a prepositional phrase introduced by on preceding accusative case objects.
The other two examples given in (29a) are remarkable in so far as they may drop a prepositional phrase with mit and a nonreferential sich in the reciprocal construction as opposed to the basic use with singular subjects (29b):