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Top 10 words with most OED entries? What do they have in common?


Here are the words with the most entries in the OED. See what they have in common below.
  1. set - 464 definitions
  2. run - 396
  3. go - 368
  4. take - 343
  5. stand -334
  6. get - 289
  7. turn - 288
  8. put - 268
  9. fall - 264
  10. strike - 250   Source
What do these words have in common?
Phrasal verbs (set out/turn into/set to/put off etc) do not follow conventional grammatical rules. This makes them particularly challenging for English language learners. 

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