English

Question

Determine the use of the prepositional phrase in the following sentence.

Terry is running up the hill.
a)adjective
b)adverb

2 Answer

  • The Frisbee on the roof is Jerod's.
    A. adjective

    'The Frisbee is on the roof' is treated just like 'The Frisbee is black.'

    Terry is running up the hill.
    B. adverb

    The phrase 'up the hill' describes the running motion, not Terry.
  • the correct answer is adverb

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