Nouns from Phrasal Verbs (1)

Choose a noun from the list to complete the sentences. There is an extra word.

break-in, breakthrough, comeback, cutback, get-together, write-up

1.  The rock band stopped performing for about ten years but then made a very successful _______, filling stadiums like they did before.

2.  We’re having a little ______ at our house this weekend to celebrate our tenth wedding anniversary. Please come.

3.  The government _______s in education were severely criticised this week by teachers’ unions.

4.  The police have finally made a major _______ in the case and may make an arrest soon.

5.  Are you sure you want to see that film? It’s had some terrible _______s in the papers.


  1. comeback  2. get-together  3. cutback  4. breakthrough  5. write-up

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