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.
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