prepositional phrase

prepositional phrase (plural prepositional phrases)

  1. (grammar) A phrase containing both a preposition and its object or complement; may be used as an adjunct or a modifier.
    Synonyms: PP
  • French: syntagme prépositionnel
  • German: Präpositionalphrase
  • Italian: locuzione preposizionale, sintagma preposizionale
  • Portuguese: frase preposicional
  • Russian: предло́жно-именно́е сочета́ние
  • Spanish: sintagma preposicional

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