posted by Anonymous

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/ prepositional phrase is in Scotland.

3. Who is the inventor of the printing press?

prepostion is of/ there is no prepositonal phrase

4. The shadowy outline of the giant skyscrapers loomed before us.

preposition is of/ prepositional phrase is before us.

5. Our small boat bobbed in the waves.

There is no preposition/ the prepositional phrase is in the waves.

6. The swivel chair was invented by Thomas Jefferson.

there is no preposition/ the prepositional phrase is by Thomas Jefferson.

7. A raging storm fell upon the quiet valley.

the preposition is upon/ there is no prepositional phrase

8. I was lulled into sleep by the patter of the rain.

preposition is by/ prepositional phrases are: into sleep, and of the rain.

9. We found acorns beneath the tree.

there is no preposition/ the prepositional phrase is beneath the tree.

10. That cow is standing in the middle of the road.

preposition is in/ prepositional phrase is of the road.

  1. Anonymous

    I think you need to look in your book or online

  2. Anonymous

    I actually have done both.. instructions are limited in book and have found a couple of sites on chompchomp and other places

  3. Writeacher

    There are 3 prep phrases in #1, two in #2 ...

    Why are you finding the prepositions without also finding each prep phrase?

    Go back to chompchomp and study boy he preps AND prep phrases.

  4. Writeacher

    ... study both ...

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. English

    The sentence is: No one grew tired of eating it. Is there any prepositional phrases in there?
  2. Grammar

    I know the definition of a preposition and a prepositional phrase. I still don't understand the prepositional phrase. Would it be: Randy was scared to jump (over the fence.) (over the fence = prepositional phrase?
  3. English

    What is the prepositional phrase in the following sentence and what is the object of the preposition?
  4. English !!!

    What must a prepositional phrase include?
  5. English

    Can someone please check my answers? I'll type the directions above the questions. *Cross out any prepositional phrases. Underline the subject once and the verb/verb phrase twice. Place any infinitive in parenthesis. 1. Marnie's mother
  6. English

    This is what I think they are 1."Leaving their native land to colonize in America," they expected to land in the colony of Virginia. A.prepositional phrase B. appositive phrase c.participial phrase d.gerund phrase e.infinitive phrase …
  7. Eng 2

    Which phrase best describes this type of sentence?
  8. English

    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 …
  9. English

    The man in the elevator was not pushing the buttons Is preposition is in the object is elevator the verb phrase is was not pushing and the action verb is pushing the helping verb is was and the adverb interrupters not What was the …
  10. English

    English - rfvv today at 4:53pm What is the part of speech in each sentence?

More Similar Questions