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KISS Grammar Exercises Based on
Introductory Lessons in English Grammar For Use in Intermediate Grades
By Wm. H. Maxwell, M.A.
L1.5 # 10
Simple Prepositional Phrases

1. Place parentheses around each prepositional phrase.
2. Underline every subject once, every verb twice, and label complements (PA, PN, IO, DO).


1. At the close of the day the weary toilers rested from their labors.

2. In slumbers of midnight the sailor boy lay.

3. Backward and forward before the gate walked a watchful sentinel.

4. The trip to the park on Saturday passed very quickly.

5. Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard.

6. The pie in the sky is often a lie.

7. Does the moon give warmth to the earth?

8. Is the lily more beautiful than the rose?

9. Does the tiger belong to the cat family?

10. Under a spreading chestnut-tree

          The village smithy stands.