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Lecture 4

LING 240 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Universal Grammar


Department
Linguistics
Course Code
LING 240
Professor
Margaret Antonisse
Lecture
4

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Ling240 Lecture 4: Possessives
What are possessives?
A word or grammatical structure used to indicate a relationship of possession
Ex: Pocketbook belonging to the girl
What is a Prepositional Phrase?
A modifying phrase consisting of a proposition and its object
We can combine possessives and prepositional phrases
Ex: The pocketbook belongs to the girl who lives next door
By using prepositional phrases, our sentences can be longer and more complex
Here are some more prepositions
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