English Grammar

What is the definition of 'two-word verb"? Would you name two-word verbs?

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  1. See http://www.class.uidaho.edu/Engl201/sentence_types/Two-word_verbs.htm

    It is a pair of words (one of which is often a verb and then other a preposition) which together represent a type of activity that could be represented by a different single word.

    Example: The marriage broke up.

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  2. Here's a really good website that can help with these. They're referred to as "phrasal verbs" because they are made up of more than one word!

    http://www.eslcafe.com/pv/
    If you click on the letter B and then scroll down, you'll find the one that DrWLS referred to above.

    =)

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