Phrasal Verbs

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Phrasal Verbs

  1. 1. .<br />PHRASAL VERBS<br />WHAT ARE PHRASAL VERBS? <br />A PHRASAL VERB IS A VERB PLUS A PREPOSITION OR ADVERB WHICH CREATES A MEANING DIFFERENT FROM THE ORIGINAL VERB.<br />FOR EXAMPLE:<br />He ranawaywhen he was 15. run + away = leave home<br />I ranintomy teacher at themovieslastnight. run + into = meet<br />
  2. 2. PREPOSITIONALPHASES<br />A prepositional phrase will begin with a preposition and end with a noun, pronoun, gerund, or clause, the &quot;object&quot; of the preposition. <br />The object of the preposition will often have one or more modifiers to describe it. These are the patterns for a prepositionalphrase:<br />preposition + noun, pronoun, gerund, orclause<br />preposition + modifier(s) + noun, pronoun, gerund, orclause<br />:<br />
  3. 3. Here are some examples of the most basic prepositional phrase:<br />Most prepositional phrases are longer, like these:<br />At home<br />At = preposition; home = noun.<br />In time<br />In = preposition; time = noun.<br />From Richie<br />From = preposition; Richie = noun.<br />With me<br />With = preposition; me = pronoun.<br />Under the warm blanket<br />Under = preposition; the, warm = modifiers; blanket = noun.<br />In the weedy, overgrown garden<br />In = preposition; the, weedy, overgrown = modifiers; garden = noun.<br />Along the busy, six-lane highway<br />Along = preposition; the, busy, six-lane = modifiers; highway = noun.<br />

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