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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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[ˌprepəˈzɪʃənl] ADJpreposicional
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adjpräpositional; prepositional phrasePräpositionalphrase f
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(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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This clause can in turn be analyzed in terms of groups: On Thursday is a prepositional phrase, he and it are nominal groups and dug is a verbal group.
Therefore, the interlocutor's questions contained an equal number of relative clauses and prepositional phrases as primes (or models) that would hopefully encourage the students to produce questions with post-nominal modification.
Not only will vocabulary be corrected, but G Suite will also make sure that verb tenses, prepositional phrases, and subordinate clauses are executed correctly.
One is tempted to rewrite the first clause thus to make some sense of it: "The night lift flew out from [the] bullhidy blacksack over my own lost hide ..." Doing so reveals an interesting fact: in this order, the opening two noun phrases, the verb, and the prepositional phrase are precisely inverted, forming a mirror image of their order in the sentence as it stands.
They cover grammatical constructions and valency, comparing constructions in German and English, prepositional constructions in German, and constructional productivity.
They typically take the form of noun phrase + preposition fragments (1), prepositional phrases (2), passive structures (3), and to clause fragments (4).
The prepositional phrases 'with' + instrumental in Croatian
The paper explores a structural account of prepositional justification in terms of the notion of being in a position to know and negation.
The possibility of ditransitive verbs to project their arguments as both double object constructions (henceforth DOCs) and prepositional constructions headed by the prepositions to or for (henceforth to/for-datives) has raised an issue as to which structure is syntactically derived via a passive-like process.
Furthermore, the structural type of postmodifier (that is, choices among clause, prepositional phrase, adjective, and adverbial as postmodifiers) also shows the extent to which complexity/simplicity is present, and how the structural simplification hypothesis is indirectly shown.
19 Underline the prepositional phrases in the sentence below.
Here, "helping Ellen Pao is not an / option" for Barbie Chang, making her a prepositional object to the first line, but also the subject of the line that follows.