Prepositional phrases begin with a preposition. Here is a list of some common prepositional phrases. Note that this is not a comprehensive list.
At any rate
At the latest
At an advantage / disadvantage
At a profit / loss
At the cinema / at the theatre / at a party / at university
By all means
By the way
By the time
By no means
By car / bus / train / boat / plane / land / sea / air
For a while
For the moment
For a change
For better or worse
In the end
In a skirt / shirt / coat / hat etc
On the radio
On the phone
Under no circumstances
Under the influence of
Identify the prepositional phrases in the sentences given below.
1. The cat was sleeping under the warm blanket.
2. The old man sat under a tree.
3. She accused me of poisoning her dog.
4. I don’t agree with their sales policy.
5. Do you believe in life after death?
6. I belong to a local athletics club.
7. Peter walked along the busy highway.
1. Under the warm blanket; 2. Under a tree; 3. Of poisoning her dog; 4. With their sales policy; 5. In life after death; 6. To a local athletics club; 7. Along the busy highway