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chapter 4.7 Completers and Modifiers: Prepositional Phrase Modifiers

Application 6
  Instructions

Examine the prepositional phrases below. The prepositions are marked with asterisks (*). Most of the phrases include single-word modifiers for the objects of the prepositions. In the first box under each phrase, write the object of the preposition. In the second box, write the modifier or modifiers for that object. If there is no modifier for the object, write XXX in the second box.

Example: on* these trips
Object: trips
Mod(s): these

1. beyond* Dallas
Object:
Mod(s):
    
2. around* town
Object:
Mod(s):
    
3. beside* the tracks
Object:
Mod(s):
    
4. toward* every stoplight
Object:
Mod(s):
    
5. under* the bridge
Object:
Mod(s):
    
6. on* these boring trips
Object:
Mod(s):
    
7. in* her steady good humor
Object:
Mod(s):
    
8. until* the last moment
Object:
Mod(s):
    
9. during* the train ride
Object:
Mod(s):
    
10. like* mine
Object:
Mod(s):
    
22. about* my best friend
Object:
Mod(s):
    
12. from* a small town
Object:
Mod(s):
    
13. of* some forgotten old adventures
Object:
Mod(s):
    

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