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'On' Phrasal Verbs

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We recently looked at some phrasal verbs that end with ‘off’, so now it’s time to look at some that end in ‘on’. Here are seven phrasal verbs ending in ‘on’. How many of them do you recognise? Read through the sentences below and decide which phrasal verb is needed for each sentence. Then try to make your own sentences with at least three of the phrasal verbs listed. Good luck!

Get on - to have a good relationship with someone.
Take on - to accept extra work.
Build on - to use your success to go further.
Decide on - to choose.
Hold on - to wait.
Try on - to try clothes to see if they fit.
Go on - to continue

  • 1. I have ___ a lot of extra hours this week, I need the money.



  • 2. I ___ really well with the people at work, everyone is very friendly.



  • 3. Sorry about that interruption, please ___.



  • 4. She has really ___ her excellent work in this department, I think she should be promoted.



  • 5. Could I ___ this dress in a size ten please?



  • 6. I'm trying to ___ what type of cake I want for the wedding.



  • 7. Please ___ the manager isn’t ready to see you yet.