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A noun phrase governed by a preposition.
- ‘Some prepositional objects are also placed in subject position: ‘The woman looked after the old man’ becomes ‘The old man was looked after by the woman’; ‘No one has slept in the bed’ becomes ‘The bed's not been slept in’.’
prepositional object/-jekt//ˌprepəˈziSHənl ˈäbjəkt/
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