In your grammarly handbook's intro to Phrasal verbs, you say "Phrasal Verb and Idioms....
It’s like cooking: combine flour and water, stick it in the oven for a bit, and you have bread. If you combine a verb and an adverb, and stick it somewhere in a sentence, you have a phrasal verb. However, baking the dough in a gas oven will (...)"
Why do you say a verb is combined with an adverb? Is the particle not a preposition of place or direction?
You're correct. A phrasal verb is a combination of a verb and a preposition that changes entirely the normal meaning of the verb.
'to get' -- to receive
Phrasal verbs --
'to get by' -- to survive
'to get on' (with someone) -- to agree with each other; to be friendly with one another
'to get up' -- to wake up; to stand up
'to get down' -- to dance enthusiastically
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