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What must a prepositional phrase include? A. a preposition and a noun or pronoun B. a preposition and an adjective or article C. a preposition and a verb or adverb D. a preposition and a conjunction or interjection C???
October 17, 2013 by vickie
Write 3 sentences with a preposition in each. 1.I waited outside for an hour for the concert to start. Outside is preposition? 2.He went down the elevator to go to the second floor. down is preposition? 3.We went inside each room to find the missing key. Inside is preposition?
April 17, 2012 by Jarrod
Identify each preposition and each prepositional phrase. 1. The first street railway in the world was built in New York in 1832. preposition is in/ prepositional phrase is in New York in 1832. 2. The inventor of the telephone was born in Scotland. preposition is of/ ...
February 27, 2014 by Anonymous
I have to identify the word in () as either adverb or preposition and if it's a preposition I have to list its object. 1.I'm sure he let the dog come (in) last night. 2.The bus drove (past) the people waiting at the bus stop. 1. adverb 2.preposition-people
November 3, 2010 by Hayden
What is the prepositional phrase in the following sentence and what is the object of the preposition? Fats release energy slowly, instead of the quick release from carbohydrates. I know that instead of is the preposition. Is EVERYTHING behind it the prepositional phrase and if...
May 13, 2011 by Lisa
The plane came down later than expected. 15. In this sentence, what part of speech is the word down? A. Preposition B. Adjective C. Adverb D. Conjunction I picked C, because the word down modifies the verb came, which makes it an adverb. Is this correct? 18. In which sentence ...
October 27, 2013 by Cassie
Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Complete each sentence below, using an objective pronoun. Then, tell how each pronoun is used in the sentence. 1). Skipping rope is a good form of exercise. Some athletes use (?) in their jumping. 2). My sister loves to jump rope. It gives (?) a chance to exercise and have fun...
April 19, 2013 by Anonymous
1. The young student (noun), who was new to (preposition) the school, wants (verb) to join the debating and (conjunction) fencing clubs, 2. I (pronoun) dream nightly (verb) to play the guitar (noun) in (preposition) the school (adjective) band. 3. The train (noun) that loudly...
January 13, 2011 by jana
which one of the sentences uses but as a preposition? A I wanted to leave,but I was embaressed to do so. B The lake is pretty, but it's too cold for swimming. Neither of those sentences uses "but" as a preposition. In both it is used as a conjunction. "But" is very seldom used...
September 28, 2006 by Asia
(with words that indicate portions) If the object of the preposition is singular, use a singular verb. If the object of the preposition is plural, use a plural verb. 1. Some of the pie _____ missing.(be) 2. Some of the pies _____ missing.(be) Some indicates a portion, so if ...
December 12, 2007 by John
Thank You for the link. It says that With is a preposition... With the proper help, they'll complete the project early. Contains the prepositional phrase?? Is this correct? Thanks a lot Yes, with is a preposition. It is correct as written. It could be written other ways, also.
July 4, 2007 by Mandi
English part of speech Help
The part of speech is in all caps: 1. "Way too cool" is a colloquial expression that should never be used in FORMAL writing. a. noun b. pronoun c. verb d. adjective e. adverb f. preposition g. conjunction 2. Each person in this CLASS has a desire to be successful. a. noun b. ...
October 13, 2011 by ME
1) Select the abbreviation that tells how the italicized noun clause is used. S-subject, DO-direct object, SC-subject complement, OP-object of preposition Our study efforts should go to (whatever subject is most in need of improvement.) *my answer is DO 2)Select the ...
September 18, 2012 by Debra
lal check my work
tell whether the capitalized word is a subject, direct obect, object of preposition , or predicate noun 1. pay close attention to WHAT I DO.(object of preposition) 2. this is HOW STUDENTS SELECT THEIR MAJOR.( predicate noun) 3. WHO SENT THE YELLOW ROSES is a mystery to me. (...
May 31, 2010 by Sara!
1)Select the abbreviation that tells how the italicized noun clause is used. S-subject, DO-direct object, SC-subject complement, OP-object of preposition A lecture on cleanliness was not what the children wanted to hear. 2)Select the adjective clause and the word(s) it ...
September 18, 2012 by Debra
6th grade grammar
I'm getting confused on finding prepositional phrases. Can you check my homework, please? Directions: Put a 'P' above the preposition. Circle object of preposition. Put a 'M' above any modifiers. Put () around prepositional phrase. 1. After we cut the fence, we snuck into the ...
October 1, 2013 by Alex
In which sentence is the word but used as a preposition? A. Children should be seen but not heard. B. John liked baseball but not football. C. We would like to visit the Grand Canyon, but our vacation time is up. D. None but the brave shall enter in. I answered D, because the ...
October 25, 2013 by Cassie
was brought = conjunction and = conjunction anesthesia = noun upper = preposition was prepped = verb draped = pronoun in = preposition sterile = pronoun longitudinal = noun was made = verb along = proposition thenar = adjective
July 5, 2009 by tina
Select the part of speech that correctly identifies the italicized word in each sentence below. The movie was wonderful, YET it was not nearly as detailed and creative as the novel. a. preposition b. conjunction* c. adjective d. interjection INDEED, it has been one of the ...
October 7, 2013 by Anonymous
In the following sentence, identify the part of speech of the italicized word. Catching fish is one of the oldest pastimes. the italicized word is is. A. Adverb B. Conjunction C. Preposition D. Verb I thought it was a preposition at first but after some reading I know it cant ...
September 23, 2013 by corie
1. Korea lost at the soccer game by 1:2. 2. Korea lost in the scooer game by 1:2. (Which preposition do we have to use? Are both right?) Responses English - Ms. Sue, Sunday, June 7, 2009 at 9:46pm We usually don't use any preposition. We say: Korea lost the soccer game by 1 to...
June 7, 2009 by John
Identify each preposition and each prepostitional phrase. 1. Salt Lake City, Utah's capital and largest city, was founded in 1847. (in 1847 is the prepositional phrase.) 2. Janice and Carla spent the day at the mall. prespostition is mall, don't see a prepostional phrase. 3. ...
February 27, 2014 by Anonymous
This = adjective sharply = adverb through = preposition and = conjunction tissue = noun to = preposition transverse = adjective ligament = noun carpal = adjective was incised = verb carefully = adjective push = verb technique = noun more info on next question
July 5, 2009 by tina
1. She is talking with her friend in a boat/on a boat. (Which preposition should we use? 2. They are jumping from the ground. 3. They are jumping on the ground. (Which preposition do we have to use? Are both OK?)
May 22, 2012 by rfvv
Grammar ~CHECK MY WORK PLEASE~
THE STARS NEXT TO IT ARE MY ANSWERS!! Select the answer that correctly identifies the part of speech of the italicized word or words in each sentence below. The words are with all big letters. YET, OH, SUDDENLY, BEFORE, THROUGH, OUTSIDE 1) The movie was wonderful, YET it was ...
January 24, 2014 by Wendy
6th grade English
Draw a line under each preposition and to lines under the object of a preposition. He was thirty years old when he first went to California in 1868. i underlined once "to California" and "in 1868" and i under lined twice twice Californiia and 1868. is this correct? thanks!
February 5, 2011 by Meghan
The right upper extremity was prepped and draped in the usual sterile manner. Identify parts of speech: upper = preposition was prepped = verb draped = verb in = preposition sterile = adjective
May 9, 2011 by Leslie
In the sentence "You can get supplies from the stationary store." I know the prepositional phrase is from the stationary store and the preposition is from. Would the object of the preposition be just store or would it be stationary store? Thanks...
October 1, 2012 by Brandi
les verbes suivis de l'infinitif We are learning about infinitifs following a verb, so its either nothing following, like aimer... the preposition "a", like chercher a and the preposition "de", like accepter de... I just want to know is there actually a pattern as to which of ...
May 27, 2008 by french
What is, "object of a preposition." This site will help. http://www.ucalgary.ca/UofC/eduweb/grammar/course/speech/1_5a.htm Simply, the noun following a preposition is the object. ( the rabbit ran) over the HILL, under the LOG, and behind a ROCK. Hill, log and rock are noun ...
January 15, 2007 by Gina
This was carried sharply down through the skin and subcutaneous tissue to the transverse carpal ligament. Identify Parts of Speech: This = adjective sharpley = adverb through = preposition and = conjunction tissue = noun to = preposition transverse = adjective ligament = noun
May 9, 2011 by Leslie
Identifying and Classifying Gerunds write how each is used: subject, predicate nominative, direct object, or object of a preposition. Could you possibly correct my homework? Thanks! 1. Her laughing attracted my attention. Laughing (subject) 2. By studying, you can improve your...
January 12, 2012 by cami
spanish: Please help me remember one easy word
How do you say "to" in Spanish, as in; Would you like to.... You have to give the rest of the sentence in order to answer that question. You have to give me the word that follows "to" because that's how it works in spanish. the spanish word for that kind of "to" incorporates "...
October 25, 2006 by pinkpolkadots7
English (parts of speech)
1)Few comic strip are really comical 2)Few attended the meeting (Few is: adjective, verb ,adverb, preposition) (the first and the second are different 3)Before the telecast, we were all nervous 4)Before you leave, let me have your address Before is in the two sentences:Noun,...
October 28, 2013 by Anonymous
Hello. I will really appreciate some help. 1)Which preposition is correct in the context "to work at/in a company"? 2)Is it "a vacancy at" or "in our company"? 2)Which is the correct word order in the following word-group: "British TV dance show" or "British dance TV show"? 3)...
April 11, 2012 by Ilma
Thank you for your last corrections. Can you check the grammar on the following sentences, please? 1) Can you say "mint pudding with fused dark chocolate"? 2) My aunt bought a perfume for me. (instead of the usual: she gave me a perfume for Christmas) 3) We had cheese ravioli ...
March 3, 2010 by Franco
When we talk about staying somewhere, we use the preposition "at." (I am staying at the bar). If we talk about going somewhere, we use the preposition "to." (I am going to school). Why are we allowed to leave those prepositions out when we talk about home? I am going home. I ...
March 4, 2011 by MattsRiceBowl
Address them? I don't know what that means. Do you mean you need to identify them? Go through the sentence one word at a time and identify each word. In that way, you'll isolate the adjectives and adverbs. Then you'll be able to complete your assignment. I'll get you started; ...
December 7, 2006 by Writeacher
I have another question on object of the preposition. In the sentence, I found my homework inside my social studies book. Would the object of the preposition just be book or would it be social studies book? I'm getting confused. I know social studies tells which book but I was...
October 1, 2012 by Brandi
1. At Thanksgiving Americans eat a roast turkey. 2. On Thanksgiving Americans eat a roast turkey. (Which preposition, do we have to use 'at' or 'on' before 'Thanksgiving'? Are both OK?) 3. on/at the weekend 4. on/at Sunday 5. on/at New Year's Day 6. on/at Christmas 7. on/at ...
October 31, 2012 by rfvv
What is a simile? This site will give you a definiton and examples. http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/simile.html would for native americans woul for be the prepositions and americans be the object. for is the preposition. Native Americans is the object of the ...
January 16, 2007 by joe
For questions 13-15, select the answer that correctly identifies the part of speech of the all caps word. 1. Katrina wanted to vist her grandmother AND grandfather over the weekend. a. conjuntion b. noun 2. "OH" her mother said, "why don't we go Saturday. a. noun b. ...
August 27, 2012 by Anonymous
He never gets up before 9o'clock. In these sentence,Is never is the adverb? and Is before is the preposition?.What is the preposition sequence in the sentence strucure? Can I change these sentence structure to Never he gets up before 9 o'clock or He gets up before 9 o'clock ...
June 24, 2011 by Bayarbold
Grammar ~CHECK MY WORK PLEASE~
THE STARS NEXT TO IT ARE MY ANSWERS!! Select the answer that correctly identifies the part of speech of the italicized word or words in each sentence below. The words are with all big letters. SUDDENLY, BEFORE, OUTSIDE 1) Everyone in the cafeteria was SUDDENLY surprised by the...
January 25, 2014 by Wendy
Grammar exercise check
Can somebody check my answers on this exercise? I'm horrible at this and I want to make sure if I'm doing it right. --------------------------------------- "Identify the gerunds or gerund phrases in the following sentences. Then, tell how each is used: as a subject, a ...
January 16, 2008 by Emily
rewrite the sentence in order
friend two story on the lives in the corner house large My , . My friend lives in the large, two story house on the corner. My friend lives in the large, two story house on the corner. The two story house on the corner is the one my friend lives in. Try not to end sentences ...
March 15, 2007 by jennifer
Which sentence has a preposition-related error? 1.There was a fight between the two men. 2.The Cerritos Center is near to my office. 3.They gave a party for Mary and me. 4.The report was sent to everyone except her. One of those sentences has TWO prepositions, next to one ...
October 21, 2006 by Mindy
1. When is the due date of the report? It is on May 1st. 2. When is the deadline of the book? It is tomorrow. 3. When is the report due? It is due this morning. 4. When is the book due? It is due this Thursday. (Are the questions and answers all correct? Are the questions the...
April 16, 2010 by rfvv
Can you please check one more thing: 1)The students were delighted by /with their exam results. Are "by" and "with" possible? Is the meaning the same as "they are pleased, satisfied, content with? their exam result? 2) They are depressed, sad, happy, unhappy, miserable, ...
March 20, 2011 by Mike
Match the part of speech: a. noun b. pronoun c. antecedent (the noun (or nouns to which a pronoun refers) d. adjective e. adverb f. verb g.preposition h. conjunction 1. This stack of books is hers. a. This = d. adjective b. of = g. preposition c. books = a. noun 2. The doctor ...
May 13, 2011 by Leslie
1. I saved the file on the computer. 2. I saved the file in the computer. 3. I saved the file at the computer. (Which preposition do I have to use?) 4. He is making a document on the computer. 5. He is making a document in the computer. 6. He is making a document at the ...
May 25, 2009 by John
Hi, I need more help. I need to know if I diagrammed these sentences correctly. Edith drew some orange flowers on the side of the house. Edith......Flowers (drew,some,orange).......(On)......Side (the)...(Of)....House (the) Final:Noun, Noun, (preposition), Noun, (preposition...
November 22, 2013 by Student
Please check my answers. 1) Choose the correct form of the pronoun in parentheses. I just found my favorite photo of my brother and (he, him). I choose 'him'. 2) Identify how the pronoun is used in the sentence. Marcy, please give this pizza to them. A) direct object B) ...
May 28, 2014 by Ureba Hamind Batra
Hello. Please help me with the preposition in the following context: "They have been staying at/in the resort of ..." I think it's "at". Am I right? Thank you for all your help and attention.
May 4, 2011 by Ilma
A preposition relates a noun or pronoun to another word in a sentence. A prepositional phrase begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun. Pick the prepositional phrase for each sentence 1. A young boy was frail and small for his age. Answer:for his age 2. His ...
January 24, 2012 by Andrew