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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 # 11
Simple Prepositional Phrases

1. Place parentheses around each prepositional phrase and draw an arrow from each preposition to the word its phrase modifies..
2. Underline every subject once, every verb twice, and label complements (PA, PN, IO, DO).

1. Why did Henry and your cousin from the country leave the city so suddenly

without any explanation?

2. The terrified passengers dressed hastily and came on deck.

3. Tina fed with crumbs and warmed the starving sparrow.

4. Did you practice your lesson on the violin faithfully today?

5. Visitors from many different countries attend the receptions at the White House. 

6. The fern seeks the shade and shuns the sunshine.

7. Cotopaxi is the highest and most terrible volcano in the world.

8. The strong and stalwart oak tree catches the dew in its many dainty cups.

9. Cluck-a-luck sat on a high fence, and crowed, and tumbled backward, and 

broke her neck.

10. Strains from a distant guitar floated languidly and dreamily to my ear.