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    The shoe is pressing on my toe.

    Hi,

    The shoe is pressing on my toe. Is the underlined phrase a noun phrase or a preposition phrase? I think it's a prepositional phrase because it starts with a preposition but I am not sure.

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    Re: The shoe is pressing on my toe.

    An adverbial prepositional phrase modifying the verb 'pressing'.
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    Re: The shoe is pressing on my toe.

    How can it be an adverbial prepositional phrase? Can you please explain.

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    Re: The shoe is pressing on my toe.

    I consider it adverbial because it modifies the verb 'pressing'.
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