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Related to prepositional: participial


Relating to or used as a preposition.

prep′o·si′tion·al·ly adv.
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Adj.1.prepositional - of or relating to or formed with a preposition; "prepositional phrase"
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مُتَضَمِّن حَرْف الجَر
edatla ilgiliedatlı


[ˌprepəˈzɪʃənl] ADJpreposicional


adjpräpositional; prepositional phrasePräpositionalphrase f


(prepəˈziʃən) noun
a word put before a noun or pronoun to show how it is related to another word. through the window; in the garden; written by me.
ˌprepoˈsitional adjective
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In the first group, he distinguishes between possessive and locative clauses for three reasons: (1) while locative clauses are always based on prepositions, possession can be expressed by other means; (2) syntactically speaking, in locative clauses the locatum is the subject and the prepositional phrase is the predicate (il'awlad mis cand-i "the children are not with me"); (3) locative clauses can be exchanged with expressions opening with the existential expression ft (ittawla 'aleha ktab "on the table is a book" [right arrow] fi ktab <ala ttawla "there is a book on the table"), while possessive constructions cannot ('Ahmad 'andu sayyara).
Indeed, Publius favored lengthy, periodic sentences that were verbose and dramatic, full of subordinate clauses and prepositional phrases.
Prepositional Clauses in Spanish: A Diachronic and Comparative Syntactic Study
Congress accomplished this change by deleting the prepositional phrase "to an officer or employee of the [g]overnment, or to a member of the armed forces" from 31 U.
It is capable of identifying not only single words, but multiple-word expressions, phrasal verbs, adjectivals, adverbials and prepositional phrases.
In thousands of classrooms, Chinese schoolchildren are mastering difficult verb tenses, prepositional phrases, and spelling rules that comprise English.
So the notion of the prepositional phrase "for some" is key here because where they stop, I could call them to go farther, but I'm trying to only give them the invitation to go farther.
With child" an archaic prepositional phrase, renders harah, the present tense copula is supplied, and the definite article is restored after being overlooked for centuries.
Das Buch Franza (The book of Franza), which appears elsewhere in Bachmann's notes under the since-determined-to-be-provisional title Der Fall Franza (Franza's case), teeters undecidedly between these qualifiers, arriving in French, decapitated of either its biblical or its psychoanalytic referent, one might say, since Franza, with neither book nor case, captures precisely what I might be meaning by a nominal now, having been robbed of the prepositional clause through which the name--which, in French, forgive me, is also a noun--and the person possibly attached to it, arrives.
The group of Adverbial idioms basically consists of prepositional phrases that perform the function of both the Adjectives and Adverbs in the sentence.
Keep in mind that last prepositional phrase, for that makes him more valuable if he can keep getting base.
These offenses can't hide even in a string of prepositional phrases so breathtakingly long that four instances of "shape" almost get lost and go unnoticed.