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Phrasal Verbs - 3
[verb +  preposition]

Choose a phrasal verb to complete the following sentences.

            
               1.    The meeting had to be  _________ _____  (to a later date) because of the strike.

                     
a) set off     b) put off     c) laid off     d) set to
             
               2.    The films begins at 8.30.  I'll _________  you  _____  at 8.15.

                      
a) pick/up     b) take/out     c) collect/up     d) run/up
         
         
     3.    Tom is depressed.  He's finding it difficult to   _________ _____   his divorce.

                      
a) get over      b) get past     c) go after     d) give away    
         
              
4.    There is no more sugar.  Never mind - we can to  _______ _______ it!

                       
a) dispense of     b) make up     c) take off     d) do without
         
              
5.     Teaching is not easy. Sometimes teachers have to  __________ _____  aggressive children.

                       
a)  handle to      b) deal with     c) cope on     d) work out
         
         
     6.    Alan met Julie by accident.  He  _________ _____  her at the supermarket.

                      
a) walked into     b) crashed into     c) bumped into     d) banged into
         
        
      7.    The boss wants an explanation.  How do you   _________ _____  the decrease in sales?

                      
a) make up     b) break down     c)  add up     d)  account for
         
         
     8.     If we   _________ _____  of petrol on this isolated road, we'll be in trouble!

                      
a)  lack in     b) run out     c)  stay out     d) roll out   
         
              
9.     Sometimes fighting  _________ _____  among supporters at football matches.

                      
a) takes off     b) starts up      c) breaks out     d) rises up
        
      
      10.      There will be no press conference tomorrow.  It has been  _________ _____ .

                       
a) called off     b) taken back     c) put away     d) set off.

 

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