prepositional phrase

noun

Definition of prepositional phrase

grammar
: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

preposition play prepositional
  1. : a function word that typically combines with a noun phrase to form a phrase which usually expresses a modification or predication

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

  2. : a brief expression

  3. : word

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

  2. : to designate by a descriptive word or phrase

  3. : to divide into melodic phrases


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