Phrasal verbs with put

December 25, 2012pdf

Complete the following sentences. Each sentence given below contains an incomplete phrasal verb. Fill in the blanks with a preposition or an adverb particle that completes the phrasal verb.

1. Put …………………………….. your sweater before you step out. It is very cold outside.

a) on

b) in

c) away

2. I can’t put …………………………………. with my mother-in-law. She is quite dominating.

a) up

b) on

c) off

3. We all need to put ……………………………….. some money for hard times.

a) off

b) away

c) through

4. The meeting has been put ……………………………… until Wednesday.

a) away

b) off

c) out

5. He had to spend a lot of money to put his kids …………………………….. college.

a) through

b) away

c) on

6. Should I put the heating …………………………….?

a) on

b) through

c) over

7. Do you think we could put him ……………………………… for the night?

a) up

b) with

c) through

8. Good communication skills are essential to put your ideas ………………………………

a) across

b) through

c) up

Answers

1. Put on your sweater before you step out. It is very cold outside.

2. I can’t put up with my mother-in-law. She is quite dominating.

3. We all need to put away some money for hard times.

4. The meeting has been put off until Wednesday.

5. He had to spend a lot of money to put his kids through college.

6. Should I put the heating on?

7. Do you think we could put him up for the night?

8. Good communication skills are essential to put your ideas across.

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