A Preposition is a word that relates its object to some other word in the sentence.
Susam leaned against the wall.
Into the swimming pool side the sanke.
The pitcher threw the ball to me.
around but (except)
EXERCISE: (Finding Preposition)
The French Air Force jets disappeared into the clouds.
We bought some popcorn during the movie.
Our summer trip took us through yellow stone park.
The river was across the mountain.
Crystal had her picture taken for the newspaper.
PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES :
A prepositional phase is a group of words that begins with a preposition and ends with its object.
The preposition, its object, and all the words that modify the object combine to form a prepositional phase.
My sister lid behind the back door (door is the object of the preposition)
On christmas day, my parents visited. (Christmas is the object of the preposition)
The coach was looking for Julie. (Julie is the object of the preposition)
If a preposition has a compound object, all the parts of the objects are included in the prepositional phrase.
We used bricks made of white clay and grass.
EXERCISE: (finding the prepositional phrase):
The girl beside me comes from Kampala, Uganda.
Without radar, the plane could not have flown through the abuse fog.
There is nothing in the kitchen except sugar and coffee powder.
Everyone in the party was introduced to our guests.
Walk past the police station and the library and then left.