Infinitive & Prepositional Phrases
Arabella Hau and Elissa O'Neal
Infinitive Phrases ∞
Some examples include:
Noun: To skip is difficult for some people.
Adjective: That pizzeria is an invitation to a memorable time.
Adverb: It is exciting to snow board on the leeward side of a mountain.
An infinitive phrase is an infinitive with modifiers or a complement. For example,
I find it entertaining to walk around the city.
Prepositional Phrase: Includes preposition, it's object, and any words that modify the object. The entire phrase serves as an adjective or an adverb.
The mouse under the table shrieked.
The prepositional phrase is "under the table" because the preposition is under, which relates it to it's object or noun, "mouse."