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Inserting Phrases. Sentence Combination!!!. Prepositional Phrases. Preposition: A word which shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word. Pre positions demonstrate position . Examples:

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Inserting phrases

Inserting Phrases

Sentence Combination!!!

Prepositional phrases

Prepositional Phrases

  • Preposition: A word which shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word. Prepositions demonstrate position.

    • Examples:

      • Above, across, over, below, next to, within, throughout, since, from, in, into, inside, beneath, up, on, according to, in addition to….

  • A Phrase is a group of related words that can be used as a single part of speech and does not contain both a noun and a verb.

Prepositional phrases 2

Prepositional Phrases #2

  • A phrase which includes a preposition.

    • Examples:

      • To the pool

      • At the Jackson’s house

      • Instead of them

  • A prepositional phrase can be inserted into a sentence in order to make longer, less choppy sentences.

    • P.332 in Elements of Language book

Participial phrases

Participial Phrases

  • Contains a verb usually ending in –ing or –ed.

  • The entire phrase works in the same way as an adjective- it modifies a noun!

    • Example: p.333 in Elements of Language book

Appositive phrases

Appositive Phrases

  • A phrase that usually follows a noun or pronoun and helps to identify it.

  • Sometimes you can combine sentences that have nouns or pronouns referring to the same thing by changing one of the sentences to an appositive phrase.

    • Example: p.333 in Elements of Language book

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