Sentence Examples


  • If they are preceded by a preposition they also are referred to as prepositional phrases.
  • This quote from Albert Einsten includes a prepositional phrase - "Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them"
  • A prepositional phrase usually starts with around, before, for, onto, over, to or through.
  • Prepositional phrases can modify nouns, e.g. the man in the moon.
  • A prepositional phrase functions as an adjective or adverb.