Oleg Zheleznov
"Check out (something) vs Check (something) out Which one is correct?
Apr 25, 2018 3:22 PM
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They're both correct!
April 25, 2018
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Like Bill said, both are correct. You could say:


Let’s check out that new restaurant.


or


Let’s check that new restaurant out.

April 25, 2018
Both are correct:
Let’s check out that new restaurant!
Let’s check that new restaurant out!

However, if the direct object is a personal pronoun, we have to separate the verb:
Let’s check it out!

While native speakers are not consciously aware of this, the reason for the rule about personal pronouns is that the last word carries the most emphasis. Since a pronoun provides no new information, we don’t put it in such an emphatic position.

A: Should I turn the TV off?
B: No. Please turn the TV on.
Or “Please turn it on.”

A: Should I turn off the TV?
B: No. Please turn off the radio.
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Both
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both
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Oleg Zheleznov
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English, French, Russian
Learning Language
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