Word order phrasal verbs

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Phrasal verbs word order

Unlike verbs that require a preposition, phrasal verbs have only one correct word order.

Example of order of verbs with preposition

  • I do not know, from what city you are. (CORRECT FORMAL)
  • I don't know, what city you're from. (CORRECT SPOKEN ENGLISH, INFORMAL)

Example of order of phrasal verbs

  • This is the kind of English, I will not put up with. (CORRECT. Put out with= tolerate)
  • This is the kind of English up with, I will not put. (INCORRECT)
Last sentence has its origin when Churchill heard speeches in a very formal English -with the preposition at the beginning of the subordinate sentence.

Anna Dimotrova

I'm a 22 years-old girl from Russia living in Barcelona. I'm studying International Relations at UAB and I'd like to find a Russian-English, Russian-Spanish or English-Spanish tandem. My level of English is advance and my level of Spanish is beginner (básico).

If you need a professional teacher I can also teach English or Russian Grammar.

My hobbies are reading, going to the beach, shopping, etc.

CV Anna Dimitrova

Education

Electrical Engineer (Master) Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-Present

Exchange in California for 10 months at California Institute of Technology, 2011-2012

Aviation Engineer with specialization in Aeronavigation -3 year degree- Moscow Aviation Institute, 2010

Languages

RUSSIAN Native

ENGLISH Fluent C2

SPANISH Beginner-Intermediate A2

CATALAN Beginner A1

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