Adjective/Adverb Prepositional Phrases?
I'm confused with whether these sentences are adverbs or adjective prepositional phrases. You'll surely find bats (at the baseball park) However, you wouldn't expect the kind (with wings.) One night, park managers put screening (around the park) The flightless ostrich is also a record holder (for speed) Evicted (from their home), the bats needed new lodging. Could you help me out by telling me whether the phrases are adjectives or adverbs, thank you.
"For" preposition phrases; adverb or adjective?
I agree with your answers to the first two. Adjectives modify/describe nouns, Adverbs modify/describe everything else. The first one is modifying the "message," or the object, because it is "for you." The second example is modifying the verb, "played" because the action was done for the person. The last example is modifying the object "cake" because it is for your mom. The last two sentences do not have the exact same significance because the first one is modifying the verb (so it's an adverb) and the second is modifying the "toxins" (a noun, so it's an adjective). They still explain the same thing, but in two different ways. This isn't for sure, but I think it's right!
How do you know if the prepositional phrase is an adjective or adverb?
ok so you know: An adverb describes a verb and an adjective describes a noun. Remember that adjectives tell what kind, how many, or which one. Remember that adverbs tell how, when, where, how often, and to what extent. i.e. The whale "with the unusual markings" is our favorite. (adjective phrase; tells which whale) The whales in the water park show performed "with ease". (adverb phrase; tells how) "as a teacher" would be adjective "with her sister" would be an adverb hope this helps...
Identifying Prepositional Phrases?
Identify the prepositional phrases in the following passage. Indicate whether each phrase functions as an adjective or as an adverb, and name the word that the phrase modifies. The woman in blue socks ran from the policeman on horseback. She darted down Bates Street and then into the bus depot. At the depot the policeman dismounted from his horse and searched for the woman. The entrance to the depot and the interior were filled with travelers, however, and in the crowd he lost sight of the woman. She, meanwhile, had boarded a bus on the other side of the depot and was riding across town.
Identify the prepositional phrase. Determine whether it is used as an adjective, an adverb, or as an introduct?
1. "in two weeks" — adverb 2. "After the play" — introductory phrase 3. "with the rhinestone collar" — adjective 1. The prepositional phrase modifies "finished" which is used as a verb and for that reason alone would be used as an adverb. Tied in with that is that it modifies it answering the question "When?" which is something adverbs do. 2. The prepositional phrase is simply an introduction to the sentence and, while the sentence makes more complete sense with it, the sentence could stand sort of nicely on its own. 3. The prepositional phrase modifies "dog" which is used as a noun and for that reason alone would be used as an adjective. Tied in with that is that it modifies it answering the question "Which?" which is something adjectives do.
Identify the adverb and adjective phrases in this sentence,?
"it was only after the discovery of art in caves that had been sealed off for thousands of years that skeptics were disapproved' Adverb phrases - were disapproved, discovery of art, sealed of for thousands of years Adjective phrases - art in caves, thousands of years, skeptics
in the end, it all comes down to knowing what a sentence in english is .ever done a diagram for a sentence?Sentence - Jacky ran across the slippery deck of the ship and Jaimy watched anxiously.Subject - noun JackyPredicate - the rest of the information in the sentencePredicate - ran across the slippery deck of the ship and Jaimy watched anxiously.what did Jacky do?Jacky ranverb - ranWhere did she run?across the slippery deckpreposition - acrossarticle - theadjective - slippery (describes a noun)noun - deck (also called the direct object)There are so many decks, I am confused…which deck?the deck of the shippreposition - ofarticle - thenoun - ship (end of complete phrase)Coumpound sentence stuffJaimy is always with Jacky what did she do?and Jaimy watched anxiously.conjunction - andconjunctive noun/subject - Jaimyconjunctive verb - watchedconjunctive adverb - anxiously (describes a verb)a verb shows what someone does/did/have or has donean adjective describes a noun alwaysand adverb can describe a verb, adjective or another adverb. Its a very flexible grammar position title.verb vərb/ noun Grammar noun: verb; plural noun: verbs1. a word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence, and forming the main part of the predicate of a sentence, such as hear, become, happen.ad·jec·tive ˈajəktiv/ noun Grammar noun: adjective; plural noun: adjectivesa word or phrase naming an attribute, added to or grammatically related to a noun to modify or describe it.ad·verb ˈadˌvərb/ noun Grammar noun: adverb; plural noun: adverbsa word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a word group, expressing a relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause, degree, etc. (e.g., gently, quite, then, there ).Have fun.
This really depends what grammar system you’re working in. In many modern grammars, the key feature of an AdvP is that it is headed by an adverb. Similarly, AdjPs are headed by adjectives and NPs are headed by nouns. Consider the following exampleshe ran ((very) quickly)She’s (much happier with the new job).(All the very best cheddar that (we) have) is from (England)(1) has two AdvPs, which are indicated by the parentheses. The first is headed by very and only includes the word very. The second is headed by quickly and includes very quickly.(2) is an AdjP headed by happier, but it includes everything between the parentheses.(3) Has three NPs, headed by cheddar, we, and England respectively.But other theories of grammar will see things differently.
In the following sentence, identify the prepositional phrase, and tell whether it acts as an adjective or adve?
A Prepositional Phrase begins with a preposition and ends with the object of the preposition.Example 1: She is in the pool.In this sentence, the Prepositional Phrase is: in the pool. The preposition is “in”. The object of the preposition is “pool”.An indirect object is related to a Verb, not to a Preposition.Example 2: You should pay her the money.The Direct Object in this sentence is “money” because it is the thing that is being paid, to which the action (pay) is being done. The Indirect Object is “her” because “her” says where, exactly, the money is going, where the action ends.