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    Re: A preposition followed by another one

    Quote Originally Posted by engee30 View Post
    The whole phrase from inside the house is a prepositional phrase.
    The object of the preposition (inside the house) is a prepositional phrase (inside = prep; house = object; the = determiner) and is nominal regarding function. Is there something against conventional name labelling in what I am saying?

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    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    The object of the preposition (inside the house) is a prepositional phrase (inside = prep; house = object; the = determiner) and is nominal regarding function. Is there something against conventional name labelling in what I am saying?
    Everything's fine, Svartnik. I was just looking at the phrase as a whole. You're absolutely right about it.

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