Here was the question:
Correct or not? "Mel Gibson's Lawyer: Oksana Made Abuse Story Up"
Yes 21 (24%)
No 66 (75%)
Congrats to 24% of you.
"To make something up"/"to make up something" is what's called a phrasal verb. Most of the time, and in this case, you are allowed to split the verb and the other word(s) in the phrasal verb. You can say, for example, "I looked the word up" or "I looked up the word." You may prefer one way over another, but both are correct.
Other phrasal verbs cannot be split. For example, you have to say, "Get on with it"; you can't say, "Get on it with."
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