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He came to the office _wearing a white dress.

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Will "wearing a white dress" be a preposition?

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kumenglishWill "wearing a white dress" be a preposition?

No. The names of parts of speech (noun, verb, adjective, adverb, preposition, ...) apply to only one word at a time. A group of two or more words cannot be any of those things.

'dress' is a noun. 'white' is an adjective. And so on.

'wearing a white dress' is a participle clause.

CJ

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Why would a man wear a dress?!

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Halloween?

Or there's a he/she problem going on there?

CJ

teechr

Why would a man wear a dress?!

He could be a Scotsman. Emotion: smile

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teechr

Why would a man wear a dress?!

He could be a Scotsman.

Oh, dear. We're going to get hate mail for this. Emotion: smile

CJ

kumenglish

He came to the office _wearing a white dress.

Please check it.

Will "wearing a white dress" be a preposition?

What on earth makes you think it might be a preposition (or preposition phrase)?

anonymousHe could be a Scotsman.

Or the Duke of Anjou.

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anonymous
anonymousHe could be a Scotsman.

Or the Duke of Anjou.

RuPaul, anyone?

CJ

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