Element FORM: VERB + DIRECT OBJECT + PARTICLE + PREPOSITION + OBJECT
SuperCat VERBS
SubCat phrasal-prepositional
Lexical Range N/A
Level C2
Cando Can use a direct object with some prepositional verbs as well as an object of the preposition.
Corrected Learner Example It is widely accepted that being a loyal and trusted individual means that the people around us can trust us or let us in on a secret. (Greece; C2 MASTERY; 2009; Greek; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example
Comments Other phrasal prepositional verbs that can take a direct object after the verb are fix ? up with and put ? up to. There are no occurrences of these in the CLC. Other examples in the CLC that follow this form include put it down to chance/experience, take it out on someone but they are fixed expressions.

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