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English in Mind

Level 4
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Find six phrasal verbs from Unit 12 in the wordsearch.
Z F U Q M V W B P Y B Q S P R Q I V T A K E O F E A C J R S S F U H F F

Unit 12

Vocabulary Practice

What are the non-literal meanings of the phrasal verbs in Exercise 2? Write the correct sentence number next to the meanings in the table. You do not need to use all the verbs.
sentence number meaning increase

B Q H X A K H Y L A E K I C E O Z

P X N V F M R W I U O I

F U A G B

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U M H R P W F P U K T K M J

invent, create be friends again after an argument persuade, convince nd make a copy of do well, be successful seem, appear to be

D Q O V D D N K G O U P C O M E A C R O S S N W Z R G Y Y B W R X G D G

Write L next to the sentences that use the literal meaning of the phrasal verb in italics and NL next to the sentences with the non-literal meaning of the phrasal verb. Sometimes there is more than one non-literal meaning.
1 Come on, our planes taking off in ten

Use the phrasal verbs in the box to complete the sentences. Use the correct form of the verb. bring round come across back up give back go up live on make (something) up make up for send off take back take off
1 Honestly, thats exactly what happened. Emma will

minutes!

2 My fathers business is really taking off.

Hes got lots of customers.


3 Sam backed up against the wall to hide

back me up .
2 In my family, we always

LEVEL 4 UNIT 12

from the bank robbers.


4 Can you back up this CD for me on your

our shoes it my rst

at the door.
3 This phone doesnt work. Im

computer?
5 Ann comes across as a really nice person. 6 If you come across my keys, will you tell

.
4 Buying a new pet couldnt

dog, who died last year.


5 It was difcult to 6 Have you

me?
7 James managed to bring my parents

me to the idea of changing school. my glasses? I cant see

round to the idea of camping.


8 Can I bring my dog round to your house

them anywhere.

VOCABULARY PRACTICE

for the party?


9 Sue is always making up funny stories.

7 When you see Joe, can you ask him to

me Stones CD?
8 Train fares are 9 In the past, people

my Rolling again. simple food, it the form for that , tell

10 Sanjay usually makes up quickly with his

sister.
11 We went up some big mountains last

that they could grow themselves.


10 Dont just

holiday.
12 The prices of clothes have really gone up

me the truth!
11 Have you

recently.

competition yet?

PHOTOCOPIABLE

Cambridge University Press 2008

Level 4 Unit 12