Grammar Patterns

V out of n

V out of n

The verb is followed by a prepositional phrase which consists of out of and a noun group. In Structure I, the preposition is followed by an '-ing' form.This pattern has three structures:
    Structure I: Verbs in phase
    She backed out of accompanying him.
    Structure II: Verb with prepositional Object
    We ran out of money.
    Structure III: Verb with Adjunct
    I checked out of the hotel.
Structure I: Verbs in phaseStructure II: Verb with prepositional ObjectStructure III: Verb with AdjunctOther related patterns

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