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KISS Level 2.2.2
Is It a Preposition?
Based on Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell
1. Put parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline subjects once, finite verbs twice, and label complements ("PN," "PA," "IO," "DO"). 

1. I had not eaten since the early morning.

2. There was a dreadful sound before we got into our stalls.

3. Since then I have seen many horses much alarmed and restive at the sight 

or sound of a steam engine.

4. I never knew till now the utter misery of a cab-horse's life.

5. Old Max told me all this, for it happened a good while ago.

6. He rides very little now, since the poor young master was killed.

7. I listened to my rider's footsteps until they reached the house.

8. Oh! how I listened for the sound of horse, or wheels, or footsteps!

9. I had not been in a field since I left poor Ginger at Earlshall.

10. At last after a terrible struggle I threw him off backward.

11. The oak fell right across the road just before us.

12. After we had been out two or three times together we grew quite friendly.