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compound:prt: phrasal verb particle

The phrasal verb particle relation identifies an idiomatic phrasal verb, and holds between the verb and its particle (tagged as ADP). It is a subtype of the compound relation.

They/PRON shut/VERB down/ADP the/DET station/NOUN
compound:prt(shut, down)
obj(shut, station)
They/PRON shut/VERB the/DET station/NOUN down/ADP
compound:prt(shut, down)
obj(shut, station)
They/PRON ended/VERB up/ADP leaving/VERB
compound:prt(ended, up)
xcomp(ended, leaving)

This relation is also used for the quotative idiom be like heard in informal conversation. Here the be verb is treated as a main verb (not a copula) and the quoted material attaches as ccomp:

I/PRON was/VERB like/ADP , " What/PRON ? "
compound:prt(was, like)
ccomp(was, What)

This relation excludes literal/directional uses of prepositions/particles, such as up, down, in, out, etc. These would typically become an ADV with the relation advmod:

The dentist pulled out/ADV the tooth
advmod(pulled, out)
obj(pulled, tooth)
The dentist pulled the tooth out/ADV
advmod(pulled, out)
obj(pulled, tooth)

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