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11.5. PHRASAL VERBS
Test 11. Phrasal verb to come : fill in the correct prepositions or adverbs.
1. It was some time before he came ___ after being knocked out.
2. He came ___ to my way of thinking after a good deal of argument.
3. It’s no use trying to keep this secret; it’s sure to come ___ in the end.
4. The question of salary increases will come ___ at the next general meeting.
5. Those rust marks will come ___ if you rub them with lemon.
6. Seeing me from across the room, she came ___ me.
7. He came ___ a fortune last year. (He inherited it).
8. Wait till prices come ___ again before you buy.
9. Come ___. It’s far too cold to wait here any longer.
10. The handle of the tea-pot came ___ in my hand as I was washing it.
11. I came ___ a vase exactly like yours in an antique shop.
12. I’m at home all day. Come ___ whenever you have time.
13. The expected answer came ___.
14. Has she come ___ the book yet?
15. Come ___ the taxi’s waiting for us.
16. They are coming ___ Sunday.
17. I came ___ to the country cottage in the morning.
18. The button has come ___.
19. He has come ___ the property.
20. The buds are coming ___ now.
Test 12. Phrasal verb to go : fill in the correct prepositions or adverbs.
1. I had to wait for permission from the Council before I could go ___ with my plans.
2. The guard dog went ___ the intruder and knocked him down.
3. He had a sandwich and a cup of tea, then he went ___ working.
4. I went ___ the proposal very carefully with my solicitor and didn’t accept the order.
5. The gun went ___ by accident and wounded him in the leg.
6. Wearing black for mourning went ___ many years ago.
7. She went ___ a beauty contest and got a prize.
8. The price of tomatoes usually goes ___ in summer in England.
9. If there isn’t enough soup to go ___ just put some hot water in it.
10. The early colonists of America went ___ many hardships.
11. You can’t go ___ ___ your promise now; we are depending on you.
12. I’ve changed my mind about marrying him; I simply can’t go ___ ___ it.
13. The plane crashed and went ___ in flames.
14. I refused to go ___ now. I’m going forward.
15. They have gone ___ all the calculations again but they still can’t find the mistake.
16. The party went ___ very well; we all enjoyed ourselves.
17. Mary went ___ in such a hurry that she left her passport behind.
18. Why don’t you go ___ ___ stamp collecting if you want to have a quiet hobby?
19. Her weight went ___ to 70 kilos when she stopped playing tennis.
20. Don’t go ___ food if you want to economize. Just drink less.
Test 13. Phrasal verb to give : fill in the correct prepositions or adverbs.
1. She won $300 and gave it all ___.
2. Riding is getting too expensive; I’ll have to give it ___.
3. He gave ___ all the books he had borrowed.
4. After two days of freedom, the escaped prisoner gave himself ___ to the police.
5. Your secret is safe with me. I won’t give you ___. (betray you).
6. He didn’t want to go to the cinema but they begged him so hard that he gave ___.
7. After his third attempt he gave ___ trying to pass the driving test.
8. The names of the winners were given ___ on the radio.
9. If you want to save money, give ___ eating in expensive restaurants.
10. There was a man giving ___ leaflets outside the church.
11. Don’t give ___ the ending of the story, it will spoil it.
12. What wouldn’t I give ___ a cool drink!
13. The news was given ___ that the political leader had died.
14. Ann gave ___ her college course and left the town.
15. I hope that the holiday will give me ___ my good spirits.
16. Give your examination papers ___ to the teacher when you finish.
17. You would never give ___ your friend’s secret, would you?
18. The liquid gave ___ a strong smell.
19. When are you going to give him ___ his camera?
20. Don’t forget to give ___ your exercise-book.
Test 14. Phrasal verb to put : fill in the correct prepositions or adverbs.
1. Put ___ the clock, it is twenty minutes fast.
2. I’ll put ___ my visit till you can go with me.
3. She had invited me to dinner but had to put me ___ as she was taken ill.
4. Put ___ the light. It’s getting quite light again.
5. That vase is very valuable. Put it ___ before you drop it.
6. He was very much put ___ when she rang off angrily during their conversation.
7. I wish you would put ___ the dishes instead of leaving them on the table.
8. He is not really angry. He’s only putting it ___.
9. The boy is hyperactive. I put it ___ ___ wrong diet.
10. Here’s a crash helmet. Put it ___.
11. I don’t know how you put ___ ___ the noise; it would drive me mad.
12. If you can’t find a room in a hotel, I could always put you ___.
13. The shortage of eggs has put ___ their price considerably.
14. The government put ___ the rebellion with great severity.
15. This clock is always slow; I put it ___ ten minutes every day.
16. He put ___ his name for the excursion.
17. Can you put ___ impractical people?
18. Automation puts ___ profits.
19. Then he put ___ the water to boil and brought out my laundry bucket.
20. He put ___ a whole week of work on that article.
Test 15. Phrasal verb to take : fill in the correct prepositions or adverbs.
1. I couldn’t take ___ the lecture. It is out of my capacity.
2. When he offered me only $3, I was too taken ___ to say a word.
3. She took ___ riding because she wanted to lose some weight.
4. He takes ___ his mother; he has blue eyes and fair hair too.
5. I am sorry I called you a liar. I take it ___.
6. He took ___ going for a walk every night before he went to bed.
7. I wish we could sell the piano; it takes ___ too much space here.
8. You’d better take ___ your coat if you’re too hot.
9. We took ___ each other the first time we met and have been friends ever since.
10. When his father died, Tom took ___ his business.
11. I saw in the water only an old tree. I took it ___ the Lock Ness Monster.
12. People often take me ___ my sister. We look alike.
13. He always takes ___ his false teeth before he goes to bed.
14. I took ___ Tom at chess and beat him.
15. Even a child wouldn’t be taken ___ by such an obvious lie.
16. The policeman took ___ the number of the stolen car.
17. If she takes ___ the job of director, she’ll have to work harder.
18. She makes a little extra money by taking ___ paying guests in summer.
19. He took ___ sister to the concert.
20. Try to take the chairman ___ after the meeting to discover what he thinks.