All posts tagged "postpositional phrase head"
- Is “Some Years Back” Grammatically Correct?
Earlier today I came across a tweet that argued against the use of the word back in the phrase some years...English PrepositionsFebruary 4, 2020
- 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 FunctionMarch 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 FunctionMarch 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 PrepositionsMarch 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 PrepositionsJanuary 31, 2014
- 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 PrepositionsAugust 27, 2013