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prepositional phrase

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noun Grammar.
a phrase consisting of a preposition, its object, which is usually a noun or a pronoun, and any modifiers of the object, as in the gray desk I use.
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QUIZ YOURSELF ON "IS" VS. "ARE"
"Is" it time for a new quiz? "Are" you ready? Then prove your excellent skills on using "is" vs. "are."
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IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?

Origin of prepositional phrase

First recorded in 1960–65

Words nearby prepositional phrase

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