prepositional phraseprepositional phrase
The definition of a prepositional phrase is a series of words made up of a preposition and its object.
An example of a prepositional phrase is the phrase "from the park," in which "from" is the preposition and "park" is the object.
a phrase consisting of a preposition and the noun or noun substitute that is its object
A phrase that consists of a preposition and its object and has adjectival or adverbial value, such as in the house in the people in the house or by him in The book was written by him.
- A prepositional phrase usually starts with around, before, for, onto, over, to or through.
- This quote from Albert Einsten includes a prepositional phrase - "Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them"
- A prepositional phrase functions as an adjective or adverb.
- A prepositional phrase has a preposition and an object.