prepositional phrase


Definition of prepositional phrase


  1. :  a phrase that begins with a preposition and ends in a noun, pronoun, or noun phrase In “He is from Russia,” “from Russia” is a prepositional phrase.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a characteristic manner or style of expression :  diction

    :  a brief expression

    :  catchphrase

  1. :  to express in words or in appropriate or telling terms

    :  to designate by a descriptive word or phrase

    :  to divide into melodic phrases

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