If you are not sure whether a phrasal verb is separable or inseparable, ALWAYS use a noun or nouns phrase and DO NOT separate. In this manner, you will always be correct!
Separable Phrasal Verbs: bring up, take off
- John and Mary brought up their children to respect others.
- Liz took off her jacket before she began the lesson.
Inseparable Phrasal Verbs: look for, set off
- Sara was looking for her books when Juani arrived.
- The Johnson family set off for a wonderful holiday in Bora Bora.
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