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noun [countable] linguistics     prepositional phrase pronunciation in American English
/ˌprepəzɪʃən(ə)l ˈfreɪz/
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pluralprepositional phrases
  1. a prepositional phrase consists of a preposition followed by a noun group, pronoun, or ‘-ing’ form. A prepositional phrase is often an adjunct in a clause, for example in the sentencesI called about your advert’, and ‘I learned a lot from reading crime fiction’, ‘about your advert’ and ‘from reading crime fiction’ are prepositional phrases.
    See also adjunct
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the practice of looking at a product online before going to a conventional store to buy it

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a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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