case-phrase

noun

: a prepositional phrase indicating sense relations of a kind that may also be indicated by a case form (as head of a cow compared with cow's head)

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Etymology

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“Case-phrase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/case-phrase. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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