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    Lightbulb multi-word verbs

    dear all,
    thank u and happy new year. i would like to ask u the following questions hopefully to find a proper answer for each:
    1. what is the relation of idiom to Muti-word verbs (phrasal verbs)
    2. what is collocation and what is their relation to Multi-word verbs?
    3. what is the difference between prepositional verb and prepositional phrase?
    regards,

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    Re: multi-word verbs

    Quote Originally Posted by amady View Post
    dear all,
    thank u and happy new year. i would like to ask u the following questions hopefully to find a proper answer for each:
    1. what is the relation of idiom to Muti-word verbs (phrasal verbs)
    2. what is collocation and what is their relation to Multi-word verbs?
    3. what is the difference between a prepositional verb and a prepositional phrase?
    regards,
    My take:
    What you call a multi-word verb (phrasal verb) is simply a verb of more than one word. Nothing more and nothing less. No big deal.
    1. Don't know.
    2. Collocation is a relationship between words. Certain words tend to match well with each other and go together often.
    3. Don't know.


    What I do know:
    This is not a chat room.

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    Re: multi-word verbs

    RonBee, I can guess that "My take" = "Below is my understanding"

    so i can say "This is my take" when I wanna express "This is my understanding", right?

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    Re: multi-word verbs

    You are right, codenamecharlie.


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