Preposition or Adverb

English Language

PREPOSITION PHRASES

PREPOSITION PHRASES.

A prepositional phrase consists of a preposition, its object and any words that modify the object.

Examples: The school children waited for the green light.

In this sentence, the preposition is for, its object is light, and the modifier, or adjective, is green.

The entire preposition phrase modifies the verb waited.

Sometimes two or more nouns or pronouns are used as objects in a prepositional phrase.