Phrasal verbs exercise

November 20, 2013pdf

Each sentence given below contains an incomplete phrasal verb. Choose a particle or preposition that would make the sentence grammatically correct.

1. He promised that he would help me but let me ………………… as usual.

a) out

b) down

c) through

2. I will let you …………………. a secret. Mary is seeing a friend of mine.

a) in

b) into

c) through

3. He might ask but don’t let …………………. that you know where John is.

a) down

b) on

c) into

4. She refused to let me …………………. the house.

a) off

b) into

c) down

5. He let ………………….. a big scream when his cut his finger.

a) off

b) in

c) out

6. Thanks to his good conduct, he was let …………………. of jail three years early.

a) in

b) out

c) off

7. I didn’t know what I was letting myself …………………….

a) in for

b) down

c) out

8. As I had lost my keys, I couldn’t let myself …………………… my flat.

a) into

b) onto

c) down

9. He thought he would be let …………………… but the judge sent him to jail.

a) off

b) out

c) down

10. The rain didn’t let ………………. all day; we couldn’t even go for a walk.

a) up

b) off

c) out

Answers

1. He promised that he would help me but let me down as usual.

2. I will let you into a secret. Mary is seeing a friend of mine.

3. He might ask but don’t let on that you know where John is.

4. She refused to let me into the house.

5. He let out a big scream when his cut his finger.

6. Thanks to his good conduct, he was let out of jail three years early.

7. I didn’t know what I was letting myself in for.

8. As I had lost my keys, I couldn’t let myself into my flat.

9. He thought he would be let off but the judge sent him to jail.

10. The rain didn’t let up all day; we couldn’t even go for a walk.

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