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Grammar Rules: Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

Grammar Rules: Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

A preposition is a linking word. It shows the relationship between a noun or pronoun and another word in a sentence. A preposition usually begins with a phrase. For example: tomorrow; until; on the way; to her; to him. Below are some examples of prepositions and their indications: Position – in, on, among, under, with Cause … Continue reading

Grammar Rules: Prepositions

Grammar Rules: Prepositions

The function and use of prepositions – A preposition is placed before a noun to show the noun’s relationship to another word in the sentence. Examples include the following: above, about, across, against, along, among, around, at, before, behind, below, beneath, beside, between, beyond, by, down, during, except, for, from, in, inside, into, like, near, … Continue reading

Grammar Rules: Subject Complement

Grammar Rules: Subject Complement

There are two kinds of subject complements. A predicate nominative is a noun or pronoun which follows a linking verb and refers to the subject. Example: Carla is the leader. [The noun leader follows the linking verb is and refers to the subject Carla]. A predicate adjective is an adjective which follows a linking verb … Continue reading