Vocabulary Quiz

Phrasal Verbs (2)


Fill the gaps with the phrasal verbs (in the correct form). There are two extra verbs.

catch on   chop up    fire away    fire back   go off   pour down   put out   shop around   stay up   turn up

  1. When we went into the cinema it was bright and sunny but by the time we left it was absolutely _____   _____.
  2. The match is on TV but it doesn’t finish until after midnight. Ask Mum if she’ll let us _____   _____ to see it.
  3. “Can I help you get dinner ready?
    – “Yes, can you _____   _____ that parsley first?”
  4. I usually like fish but I _____   _____ it when I was pregnant.
  5. Are you sure you don’t mind driving me home? I don’t want to _____   you _____ .
  6. The family were delighted when their dog  _____   _____ safe and sound. They thought they would never see him again.
  7. Nicole was able to find the computer at a much lower price after _____   _____.
  8. “Can I ask you a few questions about your work?”
    – “Sure, _____   _____.”

    1. pouring down  2. stay up  3. chop up  4. went off  5. put … out  6. turned up  7. shopping around  8. fire away

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