Pengertian dan Contoh Kalimat Prepositional Phrase

Pengertian Prepositional Phrase

Prepositional phrase adalah gabungan antara preposition (kata depan) dan objek-nya (disebut object of preposition) yang dapat berupa noun (phrase), pronoun, atau gerund. Preposition yang digunakan dapat terdiri dari satu kata (one word preposition) atau gabungan dengan part of speech lain (complex preposition). Part of speech yang digunakan dalam membentuk complex preposition mungkin diposisikan sebelum atau diapit dua preposition.

Contoh Prepositional Phrase:

Preposition Object of Preposition Contoh Prepositional Phrase
One Word Complex Noun (Phrase) Pronoun Gerund (Phrase)
at work at work
between us between us
about walking for health by walking
in the waiting room in the waiting room
in front of guests in front of guests
because of you because of you
together with my parents together with my parents

Fungsi Prepositional Phrase: Adjective atau Adverb

Prepositional phrase dapat berfungsi sebagai adjective yang menerangkan noun atau pronoun (disebut adjectival prepositional phrase); atau sebagai adverb yang menerangkan verb, adjective, atau adverb lain (disebut adverbial prepositional phrase) yang berada di dalam suatu kalimat.

Contoh Kalimat Adjectival/Adverbial Prepositional Phrase:

Macam Contoh Kalimat Prepositional Phrase
Adjectival Prepositional Phrase The car in front of me ran the red light.
(Mobil di depan saya menerobos lampu merah.) Prepositional phrase menerangkan noun “car” dan mengatakan “which man”.
Adverbial Prepositional Phrase She is still sitting in the waiting room.
(Dia masih duduk di ruang tunggu.) Prepositional phrase menerangkan verb “is sitting” dan menjawab pertanyaan “Where is she sitting?”

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Posted on 20 November 2015, in Bahan Ajar, Bahasa Inggris. Bookmark the permalink. Tinggalkan komentar.

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