Grammar boot camp
My understanding of Grammar Phrases.
Bobby loves Amy ,so they got married. So is a FANBOYS connecting two sentences together in order to make it a compound.Just in case you still don't know it here's a song for you
After Bobby got married to Amy , they went to dinner.
After is the subordinating conjunction , After Bobby got married to Amy is the Dependent , and they went to dinner is the Independent clause
Walking, down the street, I got cold: Walking is the the participial since it's ending with " -ing "
He was running after me: That is not a participial phrase because the helping verb is " was"
A prepositional phrase is a group of words made up of a prepositional phrase and its noun or pronoun and any of the objects modifiers. A preposition can modify nouns, pronouns, verbs, phrases, and complete clauses. One thing the adjective plays a huge role in this it describes the noun, pronoun, verb, phrases, and or a complete clause.Only in one word. To identify adverb prepositional phrase and a adjective prepositional. First you must identify the verb then the prepositional phrase , and that is how you identify a Adverb Phrase.Next you need to know how to identify an adjective prepositional phrase first you must find the noun or pronoun then the prepositional phrase which describe what the noun or pronoun is doing.
Below are some examples.
She walked loudly on the sidewalk- Its describing the walked the adverb.
The book is on the table- Adjective because it describes the noun which is the book.
She held the book over the class. All of those are prepositional phrases because the adjective is describing the object,and you have a preposition in it.
The boy, who is the quickest, ran down the street. The appositive would be " who is the quickest" because it's identifying the noun or pronoun.