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Phrasal Verb Fun – Intermediate to Upper Intermediate

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Phrasal Verbs have a way of worming their way into our everyday English. Many have more than one meaning so they can be quite confusing.

In this exercise you must read the sentence and the clue in brackets and try to put an appropriate phrasal verb in the correct tense in the gaps. The missing phrasal verbs are popular.

1 – This is a pretty dress. Shall I ------ it ---? ( to see if something fits or looks good on you )
2 – The pasta has gone bad. I should --------- it ------. ( to put something in the rubbish bin )
3 – I know that learning English is difficult, but don't ------ ---. ( to stop doing something )
4 – We are going to miss our flight. -------- ---! (to move/do something quicker )
5 – She's on the other line, could you ------- --- a minute please? ( To wait a little )
6 – I gave you some money last week. Can you ---- me ----- please? (to give money to someone who borrowed it to you)
7 – Don't stop writing. -------- ---. (to continue doing something )
8 – Some agents came to my school, so I ------- them ----------. ( to take someone on a tour )
9 – Could you ----- your cigarette ---- please? ( to extinguish/switch something off )
10 – Please ------- --- this word in the dictionary. I don't know how it's spelt. ( to check the meaning/spelling of a word)

Phrasal Verbs

A – hurry up
B - go on
C – look up
D – put out
E – pay back
F – hold on
G – throw away
H – show / around
I – try on
J – give up

Today's lesson comes from Nicoletta Di Gia, EC Cape Town English School

Link: Three Part Phrasal Verbs

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