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    phrasal nouns?

    what are phrasal nouns? Im familiar with phrasal verbs, but phrasal nouns?

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    Re: phrasal nouns?

    Phrasal verbs can sometimes be used as nouns, often connected with a hyphen:
    make up = apply cosmetics
    make-up = cosmetics

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