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Exercise for Prepositional Phrases as Modifiers

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Print this exercise and underline the modifying prepositional phrase in each sentence. Write the prepositional phrase it modifies.


Walking home, Jon watch the sunset.


1. _____________ Louis saw the bus at the corner.

2. _____________ Opening the door, Xin looked outside.

3. _____________ The smell of the barbecued chicken made me feel hungry.

4. _____________ The exhausted runner, seeing the finish line, speeded up .

5. _____________ Judy was sorry to lose her temper.

6. _____________ Josh returned the books to the library.

7. _____________ Already soaked to the skin, Nidya opened her umbrella.

8. _____________ The basketball game ended soon after sunset.

9. _____________ The police car left the crime scene in a hurry.

10. _____________ Hoping to get more customers, the store manager lowered the prices.

11. _____________ Locking the door, Helen left her apartment.

12. _____________ Two Mexican men crossed over the US border.

13. _____________ Sitting between her parents, Sabrina felt quite happy.




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