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    Default Split (Up) Into Groups

    a) "The class split into small groups."
    b) "The class split up into small groups."

    I heard of both "split" and "split up" used like they are the same (but are they?). Could they be the same here?

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    Default Re: Split (Up) Into Groups

    Quote Originally Posted by Samantha293 View Post
    a) "The class split into small groups."
    b) "The class split up into small groups."

    I heard of both "split" and "split up" used like they are the same (but are they?). Could they be the same here?
    Here, they're the same.

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