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More 50 Phrasal Verbs [give, go & look

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Multiple-choice exercise
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1. Whenever I want to stop doing these exercises, my teacher suggests that I ... .
A. ? go over
B. ? go out
C. ? go on
D. ? go around
2. After the hostages had been in captivity for two weeks, the terrorists finally decided to ... to
the police.
A. ? give himself up
B. ? give oneself up
C. ? give themselves up
D. ? give out
3. When my younger daughter told me she was bored, I told her that she should ... some sort of
sport.
A. ? go on
B. ? go in for
C. ? go out for
D. ? go round
4. At the political demonstration the activists were busy . . . tracts against the government.
A. ? give out
B. ? gave out
C. ? giving up
D. ? giving out
5. My mother always told me: "If you don't succeed at first, try again and again. Don't . . ."
A. ? Give in
B. ? give out
C. ? give up
D. ? Give yourself up
6. Whenever we have an argument, my little brother always . . . first. I am much too obstinate to
stop resisting.
A. ? give in
B. ? gives in
C. ? give out
D. ? give himself up
7. After the peace talks, the Secretary of State . . . the information that the Peace Treaty would
soon be signed.
A. ? give out
B. ? gave in
C. ? gave out
D. ? gave up
8. It really irritates me, when I don't know a word and my teacher, instead of TELLING me the
translation, pushes the closed dictionary towards me and says: "...".
A. ? Look at it
B. ? Look for it
C. ? Look it up
D. ? Looking up
9. We were waiting for our new house, so we were glad that it ... so fast
A. ? went into
B. ? go up
C. ? went up
D. ? go on
10. My parents are taking me to New York for my next holidays; I am really ... the trip.
A. ? look forward
B. ? looking forward to
C. ? look forward to
D. ? looked forward to
11. When you have to do a research paper for Biology, for instance, you have to ... all the
specialized books your teacher suggests.
A. ? go on
B. ? go in for
C. ? go into
D. ? go up
12. After my little brother was born, my parents told me that I would have to ... him. I had to
babysit every single day!
A. ? looked after
B. ? look for
C. ? look after
D. ? look at
13. I thought my English dictionary was lost, and I ... it all over the house. Finally I found it - under
my bed.
A. ? looked after
B. ? look for
C. ? looked at
D. ? looked for
14. My parents had a lot of children, so sometimes there wasn't enough food to ...
A. ? go round
B. ? go up
C. ? go over
D. ? go in for
15. When we go to an art museum, it is usually to ... the works of art.
A. ? look for
B. ? look at
C. ? look up
D. ? look after