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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 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
  • Intransitive English Verbs

    Notional grammars define verbs as “action or state of being words.” Main verbs, or principal verbs, fall into five categories in...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonFebruary 7, 2016
  • Grammatical Forms of English Verb Phrases

    A verb phrase is a phrase in which a verb functions as the head of the phrase plus any auxiliaries (modals,...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonApril 29, 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
  • Using Prepositional Phrases as Prepositional Complements

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

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonJanuary 29, 2014
  • Using Prepositional Phrases as Indirect Objects

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

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonJanuary 27, 2014
  • Using Prepositional Phrases as Object Complements

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

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonJanuary 24, 2014
  • Using Prepositional Phrases as Direct Objects

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

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonJanuary 22, 2014
  • Using Prepositional Phrases as Subject Complements

    Prepositions are notionally defined by traditional grammars as a word that “links to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “expresses...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonDecember 16, 2013
  • Using Prepositional Phrases as Subjects

    Prepositions are defined by traditional grammars as a word that “links to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “expresses spatial...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonDecember 13, 2013
  • Using Prepositional Phrases as Disjunct Adverbials

    Traditional grammars notionally define the preposition as a word that “links to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “expresses spatial...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonDecember 11, 2013
  • Using Prepositional Phrases as Adjunct Adverbials

    Traditional grammars notionally define the preposition as a word that “links to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “expresses spatial...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonDecember 9, 2013
  • Using Verbs and Verb Phrases as Prepositional Complements

    Verbs are traditionally defined by notional grammars as “words that denote an action or a state of being.” A verb phrase...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonDecember 4, 2013
  • The Prepositional Phrase Modifier in English Grammar

    Prepositional phrase modifiers are words, phrases, and clauses that modify or describe a prepositional phrase. A prepositional phrase consists of a...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonNovember 18, 2013