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    Wink phrasal or prepositional verb

    The teacher told the student off for being rude.

    Is "off for" a phrasal verb or prepositional verb?


    • Join Date: Nov 2007
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    Re: phrasal or prepositional verb

    'tell someone off' is a phrasal verb. The preposition that follows is 'for'

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