prepositional phrase

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Examples (phrase that has a preposition and its complement)

The man in the story walked along the beach.

prepositional phrase (plural prepositional phrases)

Examples include: around, before, for, onto, over, to, through etc.

  1. (grammar) a phrase that has both a preposition and its object or complement; may be used as an adjunct or a modifier.

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