Prepositional Phrase (PP). Types. One-word prepositions: E.g. about, across, after, around, as, at, by, down, for, from, in, like, near, of, off, on, round , to , towards, with , without… Two-word prepositions:
E.g. about, across, after, around, as, at, by, down, for, from, in, like, near, of, off, on, round, to, towards, with, without…
E.g. as for, except for, together with, along with, as to, close to, contrary to, due to…
E.g. as far as, as well as, by means of, by way of, in aid of, in charge of, in view of, in return for, in exchange for, in spite of, in contact with, on top of, on the part of, at the hands of…
E.g. as a result of, at the expense of, on the part of, with the exception of
Preposition: There are always problems regardingpunctuality; verb:Up to now I have been regardingyou as a friend.
Prep: afterhis accident; conjuct:afterhe had his accident
There are always two pilots aboard. (adverb)
There are always two pilots aboard the plane. (prep)
E.g. out of control; along this road; near here; at that moment
With modifier: completely out of control; straight along this road; quite near here; just at that moment
(Post-)modifier in NP: a bridge over the river, apricots on the tree
Complement in NP: He is a teacher of French literature.
(Pre-)modifier in NP: Off-the-record comments should not be printed in a newspaper.
Complement in AdjPh: My son is brilliant at mathematics.
Complement in AdvPh: They don’t live far from here.
Complement in PP: I’m free all day except on Mondays.