The verb and particle that make up a non-separable transitive phrasal verb are not placed separately. The object comes after the particle.
- They called off the match due to bad weather.
(Noun object match comes after the particle off. Call off = stop a planned event or activity from taking place)
- They called on her when she was hospitalized.
(The phrasal verb called on cannot be separated. Not: They called her on when she was hospitalized. Pronoun object her comes after the particle on. Call on = pay a brief visit)
- We came across some old photos of granny in her school days.
(Come across = find something by chance)
- He will look after my dog while I am away.
(Look after = take care of)
- They looked through the drawer but couldn't find it.
(Look through = examine briefly and carefully in order to discover something)
- He pointed out the accused to the police.
(Point out = direct attention to someone [or something] by pointing)
- I ran across the grandmother of my ex-girlfriend.
(Run across = meet [someone] unexpectedly)
- Jack ran into Jill while he was on his way home.
(Run into = meet by chance)
- She tried on a few pairs of shoes but they didn't fit.
(Try on = put on somehing to see if it fits and how it looks)
- He has to turn down the job that was offered to him.
(Turn down = refuse to accept)