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In most cases, a proper prepositional phrase must contain both the phrase itself and a complement, an additional word or phrase that immediately follws the prepositional phrase.

Complements are typically one of three things:
  1. noun phrase - the most common complement. Ideas such as on the table or under the bridge feature a noun phrase complement.
  2. adjective phrase - Ideas like on fire or for granted. It can also work with the preposition "as" as a what's called a predicative compliment: Joe's attempt to save the puppy was seen as honorable
  3. adverb phrase - These complements are rare, and they are generally found in common phrases, such as before long.

Complements generally occur AFTER the proposition - a long time ago is one example of an exception. It is also possible for prepositions to complement prepositions, but, even in that case, the phrase would still contain a dedicated preposition and complement combination.
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What are Prepositional phrases?

They are phrases used as adjectives or adverbs and contain aproposition (such as in, on, at, to, or of) followed by a noun, ornoun phrase, which is the object of the prepositi

Is was a prepositional phrase?

Was is not a prepositional phrase, a phrase that, at the minimum, contains a preposition and its object. Was is a verb.

What are the prepositional phrases?

Those phrases which are used as preposition in a sentence is called a prepositional phrase A group of words composed of a preposition and the words that follow it. eg Here

Is or a prepositional phrase?

No. A prepositional phrase requires a preposition and a subject. (with her, to the cat, for the government, etc) Further, the word, "Or" is a conjunction, not a preposition.

Is by a prepositional phrase?

Yes, the word "by" is a prepositional phrase. No, the word "by" is a preposition; a prepositional phrase including the word "by" would be "... by the wayside."

What does a prepositional phrase do?

A prepositional phrase (a preposition and its object) defines ormodifies another part of speech. Examples Noun - The man in the car Verb - The man drove to the store Adjec

Is as a prepositional phrase?

No. A prepositional phrase needs a noun, and it needs a preposition. It's called a "prepositional phrase" because it's not a sentence-- it can't stand by itself and make sense