A prepositional phrase is a group of words that includes a preposition and a noun or pronoun.
The noun or pronoun generally found after a preposition is called the object of the preposition.
Prepositions Objects of the Preposition
before the storm
according to her
A. Underline the prepositional phrases in the following sentences, and circle the preposition.
1. The train raced through the tunnel.
2. No one worked during the strike.
3. Brian walked toward the ballpark after school.
4. Linda tripped clumsily over the rug.
5. Ask Dad for the keys to the boat.
6. The doorman stands inside the lobby during winter.
7. Have you looked for your umbrella in the closet?
8. The signature on the check is a forgery.
9. David drove past the driveway.
10. Without a doubt, this is the best restaurant in town.
11. The safe is behind the painting on this wall.
12. A flock of geese landed beyond the ridge.
13. An assortment of wild flowers grew in the meadow.
14. You sounded like Helen on the phone.
15. A horseshoe was nailed over the door.
16. We parked in the lot near the bank.
17. Without a doubt, Natalie will arrive before us.
18. Cassie has not been in town since last month.
19. Throughout the day, newscasters broke into the regular programs with special bulletins.
20. June sat on a bench against the wall.
B. On the back, write 5 sentence each using at least one prepositional phrase.