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Phrasal Verbs

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PICTIONARY OF COMMON PHRASAL VERBS - set 1
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Work & work skills - Picture description
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SUPER ENGLISH VERBS! PART 1:GET - 1 PAGE GRAMMAR-GUIDE (top 10 uses of ´get´; ´get´ as a phrasal verb with meanings and examples and collocations with ´get´)
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Phrasal Verbs & Key
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PICTIONARY OF COMMON PHRASAL VERBS - Set 2
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PICTIONARY OF COMMON PHRASAL VERBS - Set 3
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Complete the sentences using one of these phrasal verbs in the correct form:

break down = stop working

close down = go out of business

drop out = stop taking part in something

show up = appear / arrive

clear up = get better

doze off = fall asleep

move in = start living in a house, apartment, building, etc.

 
Example:
Sorry I'm late.  The car broke down on the way here.
 
  1. I arranged to meet Jane after work last night, but she didn't .  
  2. "We've bought a new house."  "Oh, you have?  When are you ?"
  3. There used to be a store on the corner, but it  a year ago.
  4. I ran in a marathon last week but  after 15 miles.
  5. I was very sleepy.  I was sitting in an armchair and . 
  6. The weather is terrible outside, isn't it?  I hope it  later. 

 
Complete the sentences using a word from "List A" and a word from "List B".  You need to use some words more than once.
List A:

along

away

back

forward

out

up

List B:

at

of

to

with

 
Example:
You're walking too fast.  I can't keep up with you.
 
  1. My vacation is almost over.  Next week I'll be  work.
  2. We've nearly run  money.  We hardly have any left. 
  3. Martin isn't very happy in his job because he doesn't get  his boss. 
  4. I love to look  the stars in the sky at night.
  5. Are you looking  the party next week?
  6. There was a bank robbery last week.  The robbers got  $30,000. 

 
Complete the sentences using one of these verbs in the correct form + it / them / her / you:

cross out

give away

make up

see off

fill out

give back

show around

turn down

 
Example:
They gave me an application form and told me to fill it out.
 
  1. If you make a mistake on the test, just .
  2. The story she told you wasn't true.  She .
  3. I don't like people who borrow things and don't .
  4. Kate is going to Italy tomorrow night.  I'm going to the airport to .
  5. I had a lot of toys that I didn't want to keep, so I  to my neighbor.
  6. Would you like to see the new office?  Would you like me to ?
  7. Theresa was offered a job as a secretary, but she .

 
Complete the sentences.  Use the word in parentheses with one of the following:

that book

your cigarette

a blouse

the radio

a word

it

it

them

him

 
Example:
Don't throw away that book.  I want to keep it.  (away)
Or
Don't throw that book away.  I want to keep it.  (away)
 
  1. "Do you want this ball?"  "No, you can throw (away)
  2. Shh! The twins are asleep.  Don't wake (up)
  3. We can turn .  Nobody is listening to it.  (off)
  4. Tony got very upset and started shouting.  I tried to calm (down)
  5. I tried  in the clothing store, but it was too expensive.  I couldn't buy it.  (on)
  6. Please put .  This is a no-smoking area.  (out)
  7. You can look  in a dictionary if you don't know what it means.  (up)