Prepositional Phrase 

A prepositional phrase is a combination of a noun phrase and a preposition and they are used in several different ways.

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As post modifier (adjective) in a noun phrase

That’s the man in the black suit.

My father bought a new car with a factory premium sound system.

The laptop comes with original windows 8 64-bit operating system.

As adverbial of time and place

I haven’t seen you for ages.

They sat off for a wonderful holiday in Hawaii.

We drove to London.

As an adverb

Wanting to come with us, Daniel stood up and waited us at the doorway. (where)

My sister bought a golden watch for my father for his birthday. (why)

I cleaned all the viruses with the new antivirus. (how)

To show the agent

The new law was accepted by the majority of the people.

The little girl was rescued by a young boy.

After certain verbs, nouns and adjectives

We are very grateful for what you did for us.

Thank you for coming.

He is dedicated to teaching.

I am looking forward to seeing you.

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