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Do Phrasal Verbs

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Do away with

Get rid of; remove; put an end to

I wish we could do away with poverty.

Do over

To do something again from the beginning.

I need to do over the bedroom. My wife doesn't like the colour of the walls I just painted.

Do up

To fasten something (usually clothes)

Do up your shoelaces or you might fall.

Do without

To succeed in living or working without someone or something.

We'll have to do without Tom at today's meeting, he's on a business trip.

Now choose the correct missing words to complete these sentences:

  • 1) I don't think I could do ___ my phone. I can't live without it.

  • 2) This new computer system allowed us to do ___ with a lot of paperwork.

  • 3) When it's cold I do ___ all my coat buttons to keep warm.

  • 4) My teacher made me do __ my homework because my answers were wrong.

  • 5) It's time to do away ___ our old car.

  • 6) There's no wine left, so you'll just have to do ___.

  • 7) Can you do this one ___, please? I want you to do it again.

  • 8) Help me do ___ the buttons on my dress, I can't reach them.