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Compound Objects of Prepositions
Exercise #2
Answer Key

1. Aunt Sally read us (IO) a story (DO) {about ghosts, goblins, and witches}. |

2. They saw the skunk (DO) {behind the trees and bushes} [#1]. |

3. Andrea wanted a day (DO) {of peace and quiet}. |

4. The road {into Winchester and Wellsboro} is not safe (PA). |

5. It was a big contest (PN) {between Jan and Bob} [#2]. |

6. The evenings {during August and September} are beautiful (PA). |

7. A breakfast {with cereal, milk, and fruit} is good (PA) {for you}. |

8. The streets {around the school and playground} are always busy (PA) {with traffic}. |

9. The days {before Christmas, Thanksgiving, and my birthday} are usually exciting (PA). |

10. The accident happened {near the corner} {of Via Bella and Roosevelt Ave}. |


Notes
1. This phrase can be seen as an adverb to "saw" and/or an adjective to "skunk."
2. This phrase can be seen as an adverb to "was" and/or an adjective to "contest."