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Is It a Preposition?
from Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Directions:
1. Put parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline subjects once, finite verbs twice, and label complements ("PN," "PA," "IO," "DO").
 

1. After the wind had ceased somewhat, she walked round the hut back

to her grandfather.
 

2. Heidi pulled the sack to and fro with all her might, but she could not 

unfold it, for it was too heavy for her little arms.
 

3. Not a word had escaped Heidi, until she now said, "I can go up alone

from the village. I know the road."
 

4. Barbara had only lived in the village since her marriage.
 

5.  Very soon after Heidi had gone up, before it was quite dark, the old 

man also sought his bed.
 

6. He could not possibly be the uncle of all the people in the village, but 

since everybody spoke of him so, she did the same.
 

7. How could he look after a child, especially such a little one?
 

8. "Oh, do come up and bring a sheet, grandfather, for every bed must 

have a sheet."
 

9. I have taken care of her until this summer and now a good place has 

been offered to me.
 

10. The grandfather, looking up, saw the child standing motionless before him.