Phrasal verbs with pass exercise

August 3, 2012pdf

Complete the following sentences with appropriate phrasal verbs.

1. Could you pass this brochure ………………………….?

a) around            b) on                     c) out

2. My grandmother ………………………….. last year.

a) passed out     b) passed away                 c) passed off

3. Who was the boy who just …………………………………. the window?

a) passed away b) passed by                      v) passed through

4. He tried to pass it ……………………… as an original painting but the curator could easily tell it was fake.

a) out                    b) for                     c) off

5. I have got a good job offer and I just don’t want to pass it ……………………………

a) on                      b) out                    c) off

6. She passed ………………………….. at the ripe old age of ninety.

a) on                      b) out                    c) off

7. All that belongs to him will ……………………………. his son when he dies.

a) pass to             b) pass for           c) pass out

8. I’m sorry but I think I will have to ………………………………. your invitation.

a) pass up            b) pass on           c) either could be used here

9. He was furious with the management because they passed him …………………………… in favor of a younger person.

a) out                    b) over                 c) off

10. I passed …………………………….. Mangalore on my way to Calicut.

a) as                       b) through          c) over

Answers

1. Could you pass this brochure around?

2. My grandmother passed away last year.

3. Who was the boy who just passed by the window?

4. He tried to pass it off as an original painting but the curator could easily tell it was fake.

5. I have got a good job offer and I just don’t want to pass it on.

6. She passed on at the ripe old age of ninety.

7. All that belongs to him will pass to his son when he dies.

8. I’m sorry but I think I will have pass up / pass on your invitation.

9. He was furious with the management because they passed him over in favor of a younger person.

10. I passed through Mangalore on my way to Calicut.

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