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Phrasal Verbs Quiz

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A phrasal verb is a group of words that function as a verb and is made up of a verb and a preposition, an adverb, or both. Phrasal verbs have a different meaning to the meaning of their separate parts.

Phrasal Verb Examples

The hotel staff need to see our passports before we check in.

I left my phone in the car, I'll have to go back and get it.

I never wake up early on the weekend.

Using your own knowledge and experience of phrasal verbs, complete these sentences:

  • 1) Meaning: Test. "I'm going to try ___ this new type of paint on my walls."

  • 2) Meaning: Compare prices. "You should shop ___ online to get the best price."

  • 3) Meaning: Lower volume. "The TV is too loud. Can you turn it ___ a little?"

  • 4) Meaning: Make sense. "I don't believe them. Their story doesn't add ___."

  • 5) Meaning: Eat in a restaurant. "I never cook on Saturday, we always eat ___ somewhere."

  • 6) Meaning: Invite on a date. "She's waiting for him to ask her ___."

  • 7) Meaning: Stop working. "My car broke ___ again on the weekend."

  • 8) Meaning: Recover. "I can't get ___ the cold I caught last week."

  • 9) Meaning: Remove. "Take ___ your dirty boots before you walk in the house."

  • 10) Meaning: Cancel. "Tomorrow's game has been called ___ because of bad weather."