Fill in the blanks with appropriate adverb particles or prepositions.
1. He is only putting ———————– an act.
2. We chatted ————————- for over an hour.
3. I am sick ———————– the whole business.
4. Put the money ———————–, you may need it later.
5. The vicar told me I could practice ————————– the organ.
6. There is a catch ———————— it somewhere.
7. The judge let him ———————– with a caution.
8. It came ————————- a lot of money.
9. The thief was condemned ————————— gaol.
10. Suddenly a bright idea dawned ————————- me.
1. He is only putting on an act. (To put on an act is to pretend.)
2. We chatted away for over an hour. (To chat away is to chat continuously.)
3. I am sick of the whole business. (sick of = tired of)
4. Put the money by, you may need it later. (put the money by = put it in reserve)
5. The vicar told me I could practice on the organ.
6. There is a catch in it somewhere. (catch = trick)
7. The judge let him off with a caution. (To let somebody off is to free him.)
8. It came to a lot of money.
9. The thief was condemned to gaol. (= The thief was sent to gaol.)
10. Suddenly a bright idea dawned on me. (dawned on me = occurred to me)