Element FORM: PHRASAL-PREPOSITIONAL VERB, STRANDED PREPOSITION
SuperCat VERBS
SubCat phrasal-prepositional
Lexical Range N/A
Level C1
Cando Can use verb + particle + preposition, where the preposition is separated from its complement. ► Prepositions
Corrected Learner Example Anyway, let me tell you what ideas I came up with. (Greece; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2003; Greek; Pass)

Sometimes in order to feel confident and to be inspired we need a person to look up to. (Greece; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2001; Greek; Pass)

This you will have to look out for. (Sweden; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 1993; Swedish; Pass)

This shows her superficiality, which Kingshaw cannot put up with. (Greece; C2 MASTERY; 2001; Greek; Pass)

Firstly, let me express that the situation you describe is certainly not something my client could easily put up with. (Czech Republic; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2008; Czech; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example Anyway, let me tell you what ideas I came up with. (Greece; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2003; Greek; Pass)

Sometimes in order to feel confidence and to be inspired we need person to look up to. (Greece; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2001; Greek; Pass)

This you will have to look out for. (Sweden; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 1993; Swedish; Pass)

At Kingshaw's school the boys mock her, calling her "an old tart,, and even Charles hates her jewellery and bracelets "sliding up and down her hand,, This shows her superficiality, which Kingshaw cannot put up with. (Greece; C2 MASTERY; 2001; Greek; Pass)

Firstly, let me express that the situation you describe is certainly not something my client could easily put up with. (Czech Republic; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2008; Czech; Pass)
Comments There is an increase in use of the stranded preposition at C2 but enough evidence to show the structure being used successfully at C1 in a range of clause types.

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