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    [help]prepositional phrases (urgent)

    Under line each prepositional phrase. Write adj. above phrases used as an adjective, and adv. above phrases used as an adverb.

    I will show the adv and adj in brackets and the phrase in quotes.


    1. Who discovered potash in Saskatchewan?

    2. The diameter of a sequoia tree trunk can reach three meters.

    3. (adverb) Tula will leave for the cottage "in the morning."

    4. The capital of Croatia is Zagreb.

    5. (adjective) The "girl in the red jacket" is my sister.

    6. (adverb) That politician "frequently speaks about the homeless."

    7. (adjective) The "hockey player from Sweden" shows remarkable ability.

    8. (adverb) The airplane flew "above the clouds."

    9. (adjective) Send an e-mail to your "favorite cousin."

    10. The leader of the party promised to cut taxes.


    Okay, so just asking whether or not they are correct. Don't really get this.

    And I need some help with #1, #2, #4, and #10.


    thanks,

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    Re: [help]prepositional phrases (urgent)

    1. Who discovered potash in Saskatchewan?
    Hint: it answers the question Where?

    2. The diameter of a sequoia tree trunk can reach three meters.
    Hint: of... phrases modify nouns (a sequoia tree trunk's diameter)

    3. (adverb) Tula will leave for the cottage "in the morning."

    4. The capital of Croatia is Zagreb.
    HINT: Croatia's capital

    5. (adjective) The "girl [who is] in the red jacket" is my sister. It's part of a reduced relative clause

    6. (adverb) That politician "frequently speaks about the homeless." Phrasal

    7. (adjective) The "hockey player [who is] from Sweden" shows remarkable ability.

    8. (adverb) The airplane flew "above the clouds."

    9. (adjective) Send an e-mail to your "favorite cousin."

    10. The leader of the party promised to cut taxes.
    HINT: the party's leader

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