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    phrasal verbs

    1- Is every verb followed by a preposition a phrasal verb?
    He goes to school.
    Put it on the table.
    Put on your shoes.
    2- Are phrasal verbs type of an idom or something different?
    If yes, then idoms must have some other types too. Do they have?
    (Please correct any other mistakes you find in my questions. (even in this sentence too.))

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    Re: phrasal verbs

    No; if the verb and preposition/adverb don't change the meaning, then it's not a phrasal verb. In your examples, I would say that only the third is phrasal.

    Phrasal verbs are idiomatic because the meaning differs from the dictionary meaning of the individual words.

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