Reflecting idiomatic English of the 1990s on phrasal verbs and fixed verbal expressions. Simple grammatical codes demonstrate the typical sentence patterns for each verb. The examples of usage are drawn from a wide range of contemporary sources.
Presents a comprehensive and systematic survey of phrasal verbs, with over 11,000 references. Examples of use are taken from a wide range of contemporary sources, many drawn from the Oxford Corpus of the English Language. This book also features explanations of unusual features of grammar and usage.