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    #1

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    "He slept through the morning."
    "He slept the morning through."

    I do understand that for standard transitive phrasal verbs, the preposition could be moved behind the direct object. But "sleep through" is not a universally accepted transitive phrasal verb. So could the second sentence be wrong?
    Last edited by HighJack2; 14-Jun-2012 at 09:09.

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    #2

    Re: Through

    They are both correct.

    The inversion gives the sentence a more literary tone.

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    #3

    Re: Through

    Could "he slept the morning through" be an old English version of "he slept through the morning"?

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    #4

    Re: Through

    I think the latter is more often expressed with a different particle: "He slept the morning away."

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