Glossary: prepositional verb

Explanation

A verb that takes a preposition phrase as its Complement, e.g. rely on something, look at something, etc.

Phrasal verbs

What is a phrasal verb? Phrasal verbs consist of a combination of a verb and another word, which we’ll call a preposition. Some examples are come over, look (something) up. The first word in a verb-preposition combination can be just about any verb. The verbs that most commonly appear in such combinations are listed below:

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