prepositional phrase

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a phrase beginning with a preposition

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The source of information in an adpositional phrase and synonymous constructions is marked by a genitive modifier or a modifying phrase.
The analysed fiction texts contained no instances of expressing a reported statement with an adpositional phrase.
In the journalistic texts of the 1930s the extent of expressing a reported statement with an adpositional phrase has not changed compared to the previous period.
The journalistic texts of the 1990s contain only one quotative mood form (30); the same sentence contains two instances of referential adpositional phrase, i.e.
The indirectal means of expression are restricted to the adpositional phrase and reported speech which provide the source of information.
Adpositional phrases are under certain conditions analyzed as "oblique" arguments (Van Valin and LaPoUa 1997) or "complements" (Heine 1989).
Arguments tend to be marked by case; adjuncts tend to be realized in adpositional phrases;
Similar patterns of agreement with adpositional phrases as domains, head nouns as controllers and adpositions as targets are found in many Head-marking languages, e.g.
Affixal adverbs combine with verbs to create so-called particle verbs (Erelt, Kasik, Metslang, Rajandi, Ross, Saari, Tael, Vare 1993 : 21) and thus differ grammatically from adpositions which form adpositional phrases together with their NP complements and have the grammatical function as adverbials.
On the syntax of locative and directional adpositional phrases. Ms.
Finnish inflections and other function morphemes are equally dominant in ungoverned positions, such as adpositional phrases and the predicates in copula constructions.