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    Re: Is "worth" a preposition?

    Ah! This is SO like the good old days!

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    #22

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    "Out of breath", in your example is acting adjectivally and answers the question "what kind of" about the pronoun "I".

    What kind of I? -- an out of breath I.

    If you look for the FUN in it and not the argument (although that IS part of the fun), it works.

    Prepositional phrase acting as a predicate adjective.

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    #23

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    right beside and just over the bridge

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    #24

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    Yes, I agree with that, but it is a little more elegant to bring the preposition lines together first before they attach to their object.

    Back in the 1950's there was a cigarette add that caught my attention -- and no doubt when on to hasten the death of many. It went something like "The smoke is filtered over, under, around, and through many tiny fibers.

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    went on to hasten

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    #28

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Antonson View Post
    "The smoke is filtered over, under, around, and through many tiny fibers.
    You do not expect me to RK it, do you?

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    agreed.

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    #30

    Re: Is "worth" a preposition?

    Time for me to

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