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Identify the prepositional phrases in the following sentences.
- At the park, we tossed breadcrumbs into the water for the baby ducks to eat.
- To get to our house, drive south on Main Street, turn right onto Webster Drive, and park two houses from the corner.
- My dog is so scared of storms that she runs and hides under the sofa or behind my desk whenever it rains.
- Frances found her lost sneakers behind the sofa in the living room.
- The three of us divvied up the remaining containers of chocolate pudding.
Preposition or Adverb
Determine whether the boldfaced word is a preposition or an adverb.
- The couple walked beside the river during the afternoon.
- It is important that you be here before five.
- The presentation was done by Bret, Tom, and John.
- Don't forget to set your feelings aside and try to be neutral.
- We are just getting by without the help of his income.
- As I told you before, it is important that the pool be cleaned regularly.
- Tad stood up and clapped loudly.
- Run across the street and tell your sister to come home for dinner.
- Since last Tuesday, we have eaten at the diner three times.
- The clown spun the plates around on his finger.
- At the park, into the water, for the baby ducks
- To get, to our house, on Main Street, onto Webster Drive, from the corner
- of storms, under the sofa or behind my desk
- behind the sofa, in the living room
- of us, of chocolate pudding
- beside: preposition; during: preposition
- before: preposition
- by: preposition
- aside: adverb
- by: adverb; without: preposition; of: preposition
- before: adverb
- up: adverb
- across: preposition; for: preposition
- Since: preposition; at: preposition
- around: adverb; on: preposition
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