Prepositional Phrases

Rinoa Knowlton

Definition of Prepositional Phrases

Prepositional Phrases- A modifying phrase consisting of a preposition and its object.

How Do They Help Us?

A prepositional phrase will function as an adjective or adverb. As an adjective, the prepositional phrase will answer the question "Which One?" So therefore, when we write sentences with prepositional phrases they will answer which object you are talking about and/or where it is at etc.

5 Examples of Prepositional Phrases

  • The note from Brooke that she had eaten the leftover pizza.
  • The book on the bathroom floor is swollen from shower steam.
  • Freddy is stiff from yesterday's long football practice.
  • Before class, Rickie begged his friends for a pencil.
  • Feeling brave, we tried the Dragon Breath Burritos at Monterey's.