Prepositional Phrases


  • ask yourself the question “who or what?” to find the object of the preposition
    • The boys raised money for the charity.


  • the object of a preposition can only be a noun or pronoun
    • ​The lamp on the table fell over.
    • Please give the money to him.

  • objects of prepositions can be compound (joined by a conjunction)
    • ​I will give the tickets to Jack and Lewis.


Applying the Skill: