Prepositional Phrases Containing Into, Page 2 (L-Z)

This section of is all about learning about prepositions and prepositional phrases. A preposition connects words, clauses, and sentences together and shows the relation between them

A preposition connects words, clauses, and sentences together and shows the relation between them. "My hand is on the table" shows relation between hand and table.

Prepositions are so called because they are generally placed before the words whose connection or relation with other words they point out.

You can better understand the function of prepositions by seeing examples of prepositional phrases in which the preposition connects two other words. Kleiser's book provides numerous examples of propositional phrases for six of the most commonly used prepositions.

This set consists of prepositional phrases containing the preposition "into."


lapse into pedantry

lash into silence

launch into disapproval

lead into captivity

leap into currency

lulled into indifference


melt into space

merge into character


pass into oblivion

plunge into despair

pour into print


quicken into life


relapse into savagery

rendered into music

resolve into nothingness

retreat into silence

ripened into love

rush into print


shocked into attention

sink into insignificance

smitten into ice

snubbed into quiescence

stricken into silence

summoned into being

swollen into torrents


take into account

thrown into disorder

transform into beauty

translated into fact


usher into society


vanish into mystery


wander into digression

wheedled into acquiescence

withdraw into solitude

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Editor's note: This section of is excerpted and adapted from Project Gutenberg's Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases, by Grenville Kleiser.

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