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  • 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
  • The Postpositional Complement in English Grammar

    Postpositional complements are defined as the word, phrase, or clause that directly precedes the postposition and completes the meaning of the...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonJanuary 27, 2018
  • Using Postpositional Phrases as Disjunct Adverbials

    Traditional grammars notionally define adpositions as words that “link to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “express spatial or temporal...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonApril 18, 2014
  • Using Postpositional Phrases as Adjunct Adverbials

    Notional grammars define adpositions as words that “link to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “express spatial or temporal relations.”...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonApril 15, 2014
  • 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
  • The Adpositional Complement in English Grammar

    Adpositional complements are defined as the word, phrase, or clause that directly follows the adposition and completes the meaning of the...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonFebruary 10, 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
  • 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
  • The Disjunct Adverbial in English Grammar

    Disjunct adverbials are words and phrases that provide additional information to frame an entire clause, which denotes the attitude of the...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonFebruary 21, 2013
  • The Adjunct Adverbial in English Grammar

    Adjunct adverbials are words, phrases, and clauses that modify an entire clause by providing additional information about time, place, manner, condition,...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonFebruary 20, 2013