Phrasal verb vs preposition vs adverb

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toloue_man

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Some words have different parts of speech that are identical to each other. For example, "out" can be accompanied by a verb or it can be a preposition or an adverb. How to differentiate these parts of speeches?
 

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You also need to know that writers are not always in agreement on this.


[FONT=&quot]Allow for, for example, is called a verb + preposition in one of my books, a prepositional verb in another, and a phrasal verb in a couple of others.[/FONT]
 
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