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    • Join Date: Jan 2006
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    Get across vs get something across

    Wouldn't it be a good idea to differenciate between those passive and active, (or transitive and intransitive) verbs, as there is quite a difference? e.g. get across the river and get the idea across. This is especially important for foreign students who find phrasal verbs a nightmare at the best of times.

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    Re: Get across vs get something across

    If you click on a verb, it'll give more information such as whether it's intransitive,. separable, etc.

    • Join Date: Mar 2006
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    Re: Get across vs get something across

    hi :)


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