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Prepositional Objects

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Circle the preposition and write the object of the preposition in each sentence.
(1) I gave up searching for a solution at (10) The baseball sailed right over the
midnight. tall fence.

(2) The kids were watching us from the (11) They continued to work until the
hilltop. whole house was painted.

(3) It is not polite to be chewing gum


during the lecture. (12) You can find the cafeteria right by
the school library.
(4) The box broke open and marbles
started bouncing down the (13) The truck behind us is following too
stairwell. closely.

(5) Garrett fought hard, but the sea


(14) There is a small bookstore across
monster pulled him beneath the
the street.
waves.

(15) The speeding truck is coming


(6) The papers fell to the floor.
toward us!

(16) The children tumbled off the bed.


(7) Andrew flopped himself upon the
couch.

(8) The gopher ran back into his hole. (17) The football rolled underneath the
car.

(9) My cat, Whiskers, is hiding under (18) The treasure is buried between the
the stairs. two coconut trees.

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Prepositional Objects
A ANSWER KEY
Circle the preposition and write the object of the preposition in each sentence.
(1) I gave up searching for a solution at (10) The baseball sailed right over the
midnight. solution tall fence. fence

(2) The kids were watching us from the (11) They continued to work until the
hilltop. hilltop whole house was painted.
house
(3) It is not polite to be chewing gum
during the lecture. lecture (12) You can find the cafeteria right by
the school library. library
(4) The box broke open and marbles
started bouncing down the (13) The truck behind us is following too
stairwell. stairwell closely. us

(5) Garrett fought hard, but the sea


(14) There is a small bookstore across
monster pulled him beneath the
the street. street
waves. waves

(15) The speeding truck is coming


(6) The papers fell to the floor.
toward us! us
floor

(16) The children tumbled off the bed.


(7) Andrew flopped himself upon the
bed
couch. couch

(8) The gopher ran back into his hole. (17) The football rolled underneath the
hole car. car

(9) My cat, Whiskers, is hiding under (18) The treasure is buried between the
the stairs. stairs two coconut trees. trees

Copyright 2011 WorksheetWorks.com

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