Phrasal verbs word order
Unlike verbs that require a preposition, phrasal verbs have only one correct word order.
Example of order of verbs with preposition
- I do not know, from what city you are. (CORRECT FORMAL)
- I don’t know, what city you’re from. (CORRECT SPOKEN ENGLISH, INFORMAL)
Example of order of phrasal verbs
- This is the kind of English, I will not put up with. (CORRECT. Put out with= tolerate)
- This is the kind of English up with, I will not put. (INCORRECT)
Last sentence has its origin when Churchill heard speeches in a very formal English -with the preposition at the beginning of the subordinate sentence.