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I came across this sentence in an online article

United are currently second in the table, seven points clears of their north west rivals after seven games, level on points with neighbours Manchester City and trailing only on goal difference.

Isn't clear of an adjective phrase in this sentence?

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    @LawrenceC Why did you edit the quote? It is clears in the article. Just calling it a typo. would be better. – user3169 Mar 25 '18 at 2:20
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clear of is not an adjectival phrase on its own. In this context, clear is an adjective meaning separate from: see Oxford Dictionary meaning 4.

This sentence actually contains four adjectival phrases:

second in the table
seven points clear of their north west rivals after seven games
level on points with neighbours Manchester City
trailing only on goal difference.

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