V on n
Structure information: Verb with prepositional ObjectThe prepositional phrase is the prepositional Object. This structure has a passive with the pattern be V-ed on. However, not all verbs with this structure are used in the passive. The following verbs are the ones which are most frequently passive.
The phrasal verb patterns are the same except that there is a particle, P, which comes after the verb. The passive pattern, be V-ed P on, rarely occurs.
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