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  • Grammatical Form of English Postpositions

    Belonging to a grammatical category consisting of a small closed word set, notional grammars define adpositions as “words that indicate a...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonJuly 4, 2018
  • The Adpositional Phrase Head in English Grammar

    Encompassing both prepositional phrase heads and postpositional phrase heads, adpositional phrase heads are words that function as the heads of adpositional...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonMarch 16, 2018
  • The Postpositional Phrase Head in English Grammar

    Similar to prepositional phrase heads, postpositional phrase heads are words that function as the heads of postpositional phrases. A postpositional phrase...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonMarch 15, 2018
  • Using Postpositions as Postpositional Phrase Heads

    Adpositions are words that “link to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “express spatial or temporal relations.” In addition to...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonMarch 18, 2014
  • Grammatical Functions of English Postpositions and Postpositional Phrases

    Although traditional grammars speak only of prepositions in the English language, the preposition belongs to the larger category of adposition. Adpositions...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonJanuary 31, 2014
  • Grammatical Form of English Adpositions

    Adpositions are traditionally defined by notional grammars as words that “link to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “express spatial...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonOctober 20, 2013
  • Using Prepositions as Prepositional Phrase Heads

    Traditional grammars define prepositions as “words that indicate a relationship to another word.” Prepositional phrases consist of a preposition plus another...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonAugust 27, 2013
  • Grammatical Form of English Prepositions

    Traditional grammars define prepositions as “words that indicate a relation between the noun or pronoun and another word, which may be...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonJune 26, 2013
  • English Preposition Dictionary

    Traditional grammars define prepositions as “words that link nouns and pronouns to other words.” Simple prepositions consist of a single word....

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonJune 24, 2013