Prepositional Phrases

Prepositional Phrases are…

a preposition + some words

  • preposition + noun/noun phrase
  • preposition + pronoun/proper noun
  • preposition + adverb/adverb phrase
  • preposition + ~ing verb/~ing verb clause

A simple sentence/independent clause
can have one or many prepositional phrases: 

“My dog loves to play
at the park  on Saturdays
with other dogs  near the lake
until sunset  despite his bad leg.”

The most useful prepositions

Prep Phrase Page 1


Prep Phrase Page 2