Alex Chengyu Fang

Department of Phonetics and Linguistics
University College London
Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

Phone 0171 380 7777 ext 3169
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The Prepositional Phrase (PP)

Overview      

   Function   

Explanation

   Realisaion   

P

Prepositional

PREP

PC

Prepositional complement

AJP
AVP
CL
NP
PP

PMOD

Prepositional premodifier

AVP

   
Example When I looked back at the small bedroom barely big enough for one I began to wish that we'd asked for separate rooms after all but the booking had been done very much at the last minute and it was probably too late now.
   
Output
- PP()
 PMOD AVP()
  AVPR AVP(inten)
   AVHD ADV(inten) {very}
  AVHD ADV(ge) {much}
 P PREP(ge) {at}
 PC NP()
  DT DTP()
   DTCE ART(def) {the}
   DTPS NUM(ord) {last}
  NPHD N(com,sing) {minute}
   
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Author: Alex Chengyu Fang - Last updated: 23 September 1997