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prepositional phrase (s), prepositional phrases (pl)
A preposition is always part of a group of words called a prepositional phrase.

A prepositional phrase begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or a pronoun called the object of a preposition.

One or more modifiers may come between the preposition and its object. The prepositional phrases in the following sentences are shown in bold type:

  • During our English class, we saw a film about Julius Caesar.
  • Because of the snowstorm, traffic was a mess throughout the city."
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