V n as n

Structure information: Verb with Object and prepositional Complement

The noun group following the verb is the Object, and the prepositional phrase is the prepositional Complement. This structure has no passive. There are only two phrasal verbs with this structure, start off and start out. The active pattern is V P n (not pron) as n. The Object comes after the particle. If the Object comes after the particle, and it cannot be a personal pronoun.You say
He started out his career as a clerk
but you do not say He started out it as a clerk.

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