Phrasal verbs exercise

April 17, 2012pdf

Each sentence given below contains a phrasal verb part of which is missing. Find the missing part and complete the sentence.

1. The terrorists had planned to blow ………………………………… the palace.

a) up                      b) away                                                c) off

2. I didn’t like it when she brought ……………………………….. the matter of divorce all over again.

a) off                     b) up                     c) on

3. He was brought …………………………………. by his uncle.

a) away                b) up                     c) on

4. I wish they would call the meeting …………………………………..

a) off                     b) on                     c) for

5. She asked me to do the job …………………………………..

a) over                  b) on                     c) ever

6. We will have to find ………………………………… who the real culprit is.

a) out                    b) with                  c) in

7. The book store is giving ……………………………… used books.

a) away                                b) off                     c) out

8. When are you going to give me my money ………………………………….?

a) away                b) back                 c) again

9. The students have handed ………………………………… their work.

a) on                      b) in                       c) off

10. Armed men held …………………………… the bank yesterday.

a) up                      b) off                     c) in

Answers

1. The terrorists had planned to blow up the palace.

2. I didn’t like it when she brought up the matter of divorce all over again.

3. He was brought up by his uncle.

4. I wish they would call the meeting off.

5. She asked me to do the job over.

6. We will have to find out who the real culprit is.

7. The book store is giving away used books.

8. When are you going to give me my money back?

9. The students have handed in their work.

10. Armed men held up the bank yesterday.

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