“There was a time when I supposed my job was to pass on the teaching of the Church.” (The Secret Intensity of Everyday Life) The example has the phrasal verb, pass on, and its object (the ...
Reading a text I have seen the following: A man and two girls he gave a lift to. But doesn't this mean that I can say "give a lift to"? What about this: I gave my friend a lift. I gave a ...
I expect I would have to put down many coats to do the job. (SOURCE) One factor to distinguish phrasal verbs from prepositional verbs is particle movement. Phrasal verbs can place the particle ...
"A bush grew out of the gutter and hung down the front of the house." Could anybody please explain where in the above sentence 'down' belongs? It could belong to 'hang' a bit like a phrasal verb, or ...
In the phrase "to get all crazy" am I correct when I say that the "all crazy" is a particle phrase? Example: I'm up for tonight's party. I'm going to get all crazy.
Possible Duplicate: “Help to do” or “help do”? Sorry if this is a stupid question, but English is not my first language. For me it seems that it is incorrect and ...
I have been coming across this kind of sentence more and more: She gave him a key to enable him to escape capture. She gave him a key to enable him escape capture. Which sentence is correct? ...
What is the correct way to use infinitive after the verb "help": with or without "to"? For example: Please, help me to understand this. or: Please, help me understand this.