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noun [countable] linguistics prepositional phrase pronunciation in American English /ˌprepəzɪʃən(ə)l ˈfreɪz/
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  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.

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