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1 unit volume A expression is a team of related words that features as a single component of speech. A expression does not have actually a topic or a verb.

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2 I. Preposition PhrasesBegins through a preposition and ends v a noun or pronoun There are two varieties of preposition phrases

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3 I. Prepositional PhrasesAdjective unit volume A prepositional phrase offered to change a noun or a pronoun

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4 I. Prepositional PhrasesAdjective phrase Example solitary Adjective walk you check out the spaceship launch? Adjective phrase Did you view the start of the shuttle?

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5 I. Preposition PhrasesA solitary adjective and also an adjective expression answer the exact same questions: i beg your pardon ones? and also What kind? which one(s)? walk you check out the article around the room shuttle? What Kind? The launch to be the first since the Challenger disaster.

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6 I. Preposition PhrasesAn adjective phrase usually modifies the noun or pronoun directly in front of it. Occasionally, the word will certainly be the thing of the preposition of one more phrase. Typical The brand-new part because that the shuttle has been installed. Thing of P.P. Some of the controls in the cockpit had actually been damaged.

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7 I. Prepositional PhrasesAdverb paragraph An preposition phrase offered to modify a verb, one adjective, or one adverb

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8 I. Preposition PhrasesAdverb phrase Example: single Adverbs The an are shuttle soared upward. Adverb unit volume The room shuttle soared into the stratosphere.

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9 I. Preposition PhrasesA single adverb and also an adverb expression answer the very same questions: Where? When? How? to What Extent? and also To What Degree.

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10 I. Preposition PhrasesWhere? The Chinese government is structure a dam across the Yangtze River. When? throughout the critical ten years, many people have protested the building of this dam. How? The building of the dam proceeds at an excellent expense. Why? (Because) the the annual floods, the Chinese federal government feels the dam is justified.

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11 I. Prepositional PhrasesAn adverb expression modifies the whole verb phrase more than one adverb phrase deserve to modify the very same verb Example: prior to long, huge ships will move up the dammed river.

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12 I. Preposition PhrasesAlthough many adverb phrases modify verbs, some modify adjectives and adverbs. Editing an Adjective not everyone was happy v the plan. Editing and enhancing an Adverb The effects of the dam will be felt far across China.

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13 I. Prepositional PhrasesAdverb expression Punctuation No comma: with their assist we perfect early. (less than 4 words) Comma: follow to the latest news release, butter is far better for you 보다 margarine. (four or much more words) Comma: In 1879, Dr.

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