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    Smile Help with grading English tests

    I need help with the following to determine if these are prepositional phrases:

    We enjoy many freedoms such as liberty and justice. (Is "as liberty and justice" a prep. phrase?) If not, what is it?

    Stephanie's mother brought in drinks and cookies. I'm pretty sure that "in drinks and cookies" is not--but what is it?

    Thanks for you help!

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    Re: Help with grading English tests

    'Such as' is regarded as an adjective by some: while others call it an idiom:
    'In' goes with the verb 'bring'- it's a phrasal verb and the 'drinks and cookies are just the object- what was brought in.

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