Phrasal verbs are a key part of knowing the English language. Try this exercise to see if you can match the phrasal verb with its meaning.
|a) Learn it quickly||b) Work to finish||c) Do it one more time||d) Need|
|e) There isn’t any left||f) Check in a book||g) Check it again||h) Replace|
|i) Calculation isn’t right||j) Reduce||k) Suggest/Recommend||l) Solve|
|m) Forgotten||n) Continue||o) Not go somewhere||p) Think of a new idea|
- I need to finish this report by tomorrow. I must get on with it.
- I’ve just checked the stationary cupboard and we‘re out of paper clips.
- If you don’t know John’s number look it up in the directory.
- I’m not sure I understand this part.Can we go over it again ?
- I want to be sure the presentation is ok. Let’s run through it one more time.
- The new system looks complicated, but you’ll pick it up with practice.
- The photocopier is so old, we could do with a new one.
- I promised to stand in for John while he away.
- It’s very expensive, we’ll need to cut down on costs.
- The figures don’t add up, I think you’ve left out last year’s sales.
- I want to put forward a new plan for the reorganisation.
- I have to work late tonight. I have to sort out the problem with the late invoices.
- Keep up the good work.
- I promised to go to the office party. I can’t back out now.
- To solve the problem we need to be creative, we need to come up with something really original.
1-b / 2-e / 3-f / 4-g/ 5-c / 6-a /7-d /8-h/ 9-j/ 10-i and m/ 11- k/ 12-l / 13-n/ 14-o/ 15-p