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Word and Phrase Origins
What is the meaning of the phrase In The Pink?
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What is the noun phrase in who owns the pink unicycle?
What biblical meaning does the color pink have in the Bible?
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What is the literal meaning of the electrical murmur of a hidden wasp snug in its special pink warm nest?
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What is the meaning of the phrase-myriad manifestations?
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What is the meaning of the phrase not in relationship?
How does a preposition function in a sentence?
The Function of Prepositions Prepositions and prepositional phrases perform many functions within sentences. The function of a word is "what the word does." For example, the function of the adjective pink in the pink rose is to modify or describe the noun rose. What the adjective does then is to describe the noun. Or, the adjective pink functions to describe the color of the rose. There are ten main functions of prepositions and prepositional phrases. Head of preposition phrase Noun phrase modifier Noun phrase complement Adjective phrase modifier Adjective phrase complement Verb phrase modifier Verb phrase complement Adjunct Adverbial Particle