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They carried out an experiment: phrasal verbs in formal writing
by Liz Walter,
August 05, 2015
I have written previously about using phrasal verbs to avoid over-formal language, but what happens when you need to write in a formal style, for instance in an academic essay, a report, or a formal letter? Although we often think of phrasal verbs and other multi-word verbs as being rather informal, the