The nouns come between the verbs and the participles, and the noun objects come after the participles of the phrasal verbs:


  • His part-time office job is to put the files away.
  • (The noun files is between verb put and the participle away.)
  • She wrote my phone number down on a piece of paper.
  • They called off the match due to bad weather.
  • (Noun object match comes after the participle off.)
  • He pointed out the accused to the police.