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What does "in particular" grammatically modify in each sentence below?
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1. There is a fairly long history of connections by presidents to New York, in particular since Franklin Delano Roosevelt was in the White House.


2. ... in British sport; more specifically, we set out to docu- ment the prevalence, and the changing patterns, of drug use in British sport, in particular since the 1960s.


3. Europeanization has also exerted increasingly strong pressures for policy reform, in particular since the 1990s, with the push toward further deregulation in a wide ...


Q1)It looks like "in particular" grammatically modifies "since" in each sentence. Am I right?

Q2) If I'm right, it's really strange to me that a propositional phrase such as "in particular" can grammatically modify another preposition like in the examples. Don't you think it's strange?

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