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phrasalphras‧al /ˈfreɪzəl/ adjective  SLconsisting of or relating to a phrase or phrases
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phrasalAmsler shows that this notion ignores important classes of words such as open nominal compounds, phrasal verbs and idioms.Thorough treatment of idioms and phrasal verbs which are so important to advanced level learners.One cause for this ambiguity is the specification of the particles that put can occur with to form phrasal verbs.
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