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PHRASAL VERBS

I. Choose the best answer to complete these following sentences.


1. Brian asked Judy________ to dinner and a movie.
A. out
B. on
C. for
D. of
2. My wife backed me _______ over my decision to quit my job.
A. down
B. up
C. of
D. for
3. The racing car _______ after it crashed into the fence.
A. blew out
B. blew over
C. blew up
D. blew
down
4. Our car ________ at the side of the highway in the snowstorm.
A. broke into
B. broke away
C. broke in
D. broke
down
5. Mike _________ Alaska, so he's used to cold weather.
A. comes over
B. comes in
C. comes across
D. comes
from
6. Jane had a difficult childhood. She _______ a broken home.
A. came from
B. came over
C. came in
D. came up
with
7. The woman _______ when the police told her that her son had died.
A. broke down
B. broke away
C. broke in
D. broke
into
8. Our teacher broke the final project _______ into three separate parts.
A. in
B. into
C. away
D. down
9. Somebody _______ last night and stole our stereo.
A. broke off
B. broke in
C. broke out
D. broke up
10. The firemen had to break _______ the room to rescue the children.
A. off
B. up
C. out
D. into
11. The bomb_______ when he rang the bell.
A. went over
B. went on
C. went out
D. went off
12. No one really believed it when the news came through that the "Titanic" had _______
on her maiden voyage.
A. gone over
B. gone on
C. gone down
D. gone off
13. Does this jacket_______ my trousers?
A. go with
B. go through with C. go ahead
D. go off
14. He _______ about his new car all the time.
A. goes over
B. goes on
C. goes out
D. goes off
15. Do you think you could _______ this work with me some time, Peter?
A. go over
B. go on
C. go out
D. go off
16. We have permission to_______ with the plan.
A. go ahead
B. go over
C. go on
D. go off
17. I know you find the course boring, Pauline, but since you've started it, you might as well
_____ it.
A. go with
B. go through with C. go ahead
D. go off
18. The building of the new bridge will_______ as planned.

A. go up
B. put up
C. go out
D. go ahead
19. I see the price of bread has _______ again.
A. gone up
B. put up
C. gone out
D. fallen out
20. He was caught shop - lifting but since this was his first offence he was_______ with a
warning.
A. gone out
B. gone ahead
C. fallen out
D. let off
II. Choose the best answer to complete these following sentences.
1. She _______ her father; everyone says how alike they are!
A. takes after
B. takes off
C. falls out
D. lets off
2. There was a power cut and all the lights _______.
A. went up
B. put up
C. went out
D. went
ahead
3. You look upset, Sven. Have you and Niger _______ again?
A. gone out
B. gone grey
C. fallen out
D. let off
4. Paul, do you think you could ____ me ____ for the night? It's a bit too late to go home
now.
A. let me off
B. go me out
C. fall me out
D. put me up
5. Children made their hair_______.
A. go out
B. go grey
C. fall out
D. let off
6. The doctor asked me to _______ my shirt.
A. put off
B. take off
C. take out
D. put out
7. Shall we go somewhere _______ a drink?
A. for
B. from
C. to
D. of
8. Everyone can _______ in this school activity.
A. take off
B. take on
C. take part
D. take
9.Do you want to stop in this town, or shall we _______?
A. turn on
B. turn off
C. go on
D. look after
10.Who will ________ the children while you go out to work?
A. look for
B. look up
C. look after
D. look at
11.Please ________ the light, its getting dark here.
A. turn on
B. turn off
C. turn over
D. turn into
12.The nurse has to _________ at the midnight.
A. take care
B. take on
C. take over
C. take off
13.There is an inflation. The prices __________.
A. are going on
B. are going downC. are going over
D. are going
up
14.Remember to _______ your shoes when you are in a Japanese house.
A. take care
B. take on
C. take over
C. take off
15.You can __________ the new words in the dictionary.
A. look for
B. look after
C. look up
D. look at
16.Its cold outside. __________ your coat.
A. Put on
B. Put down
C. Put off
D. Put into
17.Frank never turns up on time for a meeting.
A. calls
B. arrives
C. reports
D. prepares
18.Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.

A. do
B. let
C. delay
D. leave
19.My father still hasnt really recovered from the death of my mother.
A. looked after
B. taken after
C. gone off
D. got over
20.The bomb exploded with a loud bang which could be heard all over the town.
A. went on
B. went out
C. went off
D. went
away
III. Choose the best answer to complete these following sentences.
1.John, could you look after my handbag while I go out for a minute.
A. take part in
B. take over
C. take place
D. take care
of
2.Bill seems unhappy in his job because he doesnt get _______ his boss.
A. up to
B. on for
C. on well with
D. in with
3.Why do they ______ talking about money all the time?
A. keep on
B. give up
C. take after
D. stop by
4.My father gave up smoking two years ago.
A. liked
B. continued
C. stopped
D. enjoyed
5.The government hopes to _________ its plans for introducing cable TV.
A. turn out
B. carry out
C. carry on
D. keep on
6.When the tenants failed to pay their bill, the authorities decided to _____ the gas supply to
the flat.
A. cut down
B. cut out
C. cut off
D. cut up
7.Look out! Theres a car coming!
A. The car is behind you, so you should run.
B. Dont go away because the car is coming.
C. Hurry up or you will be late for the car.
D. You should be careful because the car is coming.
8.I was born in Scotland but I ________ in Northern Ireland.
A. grew up
B. raised
C. brought up
D. rose
9.How do you start the computer?
A. How does the computer turn on?
B. How do you turn on the computer?
C. How do you turn the computer on?
D. Both B and C are correct
10.I/ not accept/ offer/ turn down/
A. I couldnt accept his offer to avoid turning down him.
B. I couldnt accept his offer because he was turned down.
C. I couldnt accept his offer, so I turned it down.
D. I couldnt accept his offer whether I was turned down.
11.Both Ann and her sister look like her mother.
A. take after
B. take place
C. take away
D. take on
12.Ill be back in a minute, Jane. I just want to try out my new tape recorder.
A. resemble
B. test
C. arrive
D. buy
13.She got angry when they started to. her private life.
A. ask for
B. enquire after
C. ask about
D. enquire
with
14.She ran in a marathon last week but. after ten kilometers. {withdraw}
A. dropped out
B. closed down
C. broke up
D. made up

15.Gertrude takes.her mother; she has blue eyes and fair hair too.
A. in
B. up
C. after
D. down
16.It took him a long time to . the death of his wife.
A. take away
B. get over
C. take off
D. get
through
17.There were so many kinds of cameras., and I didn't know which to buy.
A. to choose
B. choosing from
C. chosen
D. to choose
from
18.Billy hasn't been working; he won't. his examinations.
A. get off
B. get through
C. keep up
D. keep off
19.They arrived. the airport. good time for the plane.
A. in - on
B. to - in
C. at - in
D. to - for
20.Did Mr. Tan. the class while Miss Fiona was ill in hospital?
A. take away
B. take over
C. take up
D. take off
IV. Choose the best answer to complete these following sentences.
1.Paula applied for the post but she was________.
A. turned down
B. checked out
C. kept under
D. pushed
ahead
2.If orders keep coming in like this, I'll have to________more staff.
A. give up
B. add in
C. gain on
D. take on
3.Why do they________ talking about money all the time?
A. keep on
B. side with
C. take after
D. work off
4.In addition to Mr. Thomas and Miss White, the principal________attend the school party.
A. is likely
B. is going to
C. are likely
D. are going
to
5.We were too tired to wash ________ after the meal.
A. over
B. out
C. up
D. on
6.I don't know whether I'll go out tonight. It depends ________ how I feel.
A. in
B. at
C. on
D. over
7.The police made an appeal ________ the public to remain calm.
A. by
B. to
C. at
D. for
8.These policies ________ in many elderly and disabled people suffering hardship.
A. recalled
B. succeeded
C. resulted
D. resigned
8.Part of the path had been ________ by the sea.`
`
A. washed over
B. washed away
C. washed down
D. made in
9. Do you want to stop in this town, or shall we _______?
A. turn on
B. turn off
C. go on
D. look after
10. Who will ________ the children while you go out to work?
A. look for
B. look up
C. look after
D. look at
11. Please ________ the light, its getting dark here.
A. turn on
B. turn off
C. turn over
D. turn into
12. The nurse has to _________ at the midnight.
A. take care
B. take on
C. take over
D. take off
13. There is an inflation. The prices __________.
A. are going on
B. are going down
C. are going over
D. are going

up
14. Remember to _______ your shoes when you are in a Japanese house.
A. take care
B. take on
C. take over
D. take off
15. You can __________ the new words in the dictionary.
A. look for
B. look after
C. look up
D. look at
16. Its cold outside. __________ your coat.
A. Put on
B. Put down
C. Put off
D. Put into
17. Frank never turns up on time for a meeting.
A. calls
B. arrives
C. reports
D. prepares
18. Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.
A. do
B. let
C. delay
D. leave
19. My father still hasnt really recovered from the death of my mother.
A. looked after
B. taken after
C. gone off
D. got over
20. The bomb exploded with a loud bang which could be heard all over the town.
A. went on
B. went out
C. went off
D. went
away
V. Choose the best answer to complete these following sentences.
1. John, could you look after my handbag while I go out for a minute.
A. take part in
B. take over
C. take place
D. take care
of
2. Bill seems unhappy in his job because he doesnt get _______ his boss.
A. up to
B. on for
C. on well with
D. in with
3. Why do they ______ talking about money all the time?
A. keep on
B. give up
C. take after
D. stop by
4. My father gave up smoking two years ago.
A. liked
B. continued
C. stopped
D. enjoyed
5. The government hopes to _________ its plans for introducing cable TV.
A. turn out
B. carry out
C. carry on
D. keep on
6. When the tenants failed to pay their bill, the authorities decided to _____ the gas supply
to the flat.
A. cut down
B. cut out
C. cut off
D. cut up
7. I was born in Scotland but I ________ in Northern Ireland.
A. grew up
B. raised
C. brought up
D. rose
8. Both Ann and her sister look like her mother.
A. take after
B. take place
C. take away
D. take on
III. Choose the best answer to complete these following sentences.
1.John, could you look after my handbag while I go out for a minute.
A. take part in
B. take over
C. take place
D. take care of
2.Bill seems unhappy in his job because he doesnt get _______ his boss.
A. up to
B. on for
C. on well with
D. in with
3.Why do they ______ talking about money all the time?
A. keep on
B. give up
C. take after
D. stop
by
4.My father gave up smoking two years ago.
A. liked
B. continued
C. stopped
D.

enjoyed
5.The government hopes to _________ its plans for introducing cable TV.
A. turn out
B. carry out
C. carry on
D. keep
on
6.When the tenants failed to pay their bill, the authorities decided to _____ the gas supply to
the flat.
A. cut down
B. cut out
C. cut off
D. cut up
7.Look out! Theres a car coming!
A. The car is behind you, so you should run.
B. Dont go away because the car is coming.
C. Hurry up or you will be late for the car.
D. You should be careful because the car is coming.
8.I was born in Scotland but I ________ in Northern Ireland.
A. grew up
B. raised
C. brought up
D. rose
9.How do you start the computer?
A. How does the computer turn on?
B. How do you turn on the
computer?
C. How do you turn the computer on?
D. Both B and C are correct
10.I/ not accept/ offer/ turn down/
A. I couldnt accept his offer to avoid turning down him.
B. I couldnt accept his offer because he was turned down.
C. I couldnt accept his offer, so I turned it down.
D. I couldnt accept his offer whether I was turned down.
11.Both Ann and her sister look like her mother.
A. take after
B. take place
C. take away
D. take
on
12.Ill be back in a minute, Jane. I just want to try out my new tape recorder.
A. resemble
B. test
C. arrive
D. buy
13.She got angry when they started to. her private life.
A. ask for
B. enquire after
C. ask about
D.
enquire with
14.She ran in a marathon last week but. after ten kilometers. {withdraw}
A. dropped out
B. closed down
C. broke up
D. made
up
15.Gertrude takes.her mother; she has blue eyes and fair hair too.
A. in
B. up
C. after
D. down
16.It took him a long time to . the death of his wife.
A. take away
B. get over
C. take off
D. get
through
17.There were so many kinds of cameras., and I didn't know which to buy.
A. to choose
B. choosing from
C. chosen
D. to choose from
18.Billy hasn't been working; he won't. his examinations.
A. get off
B. get through
C. keep up
D. keep
off
19.They arrived. the airport. good time for the plane.

A. in - on
B. to - in
C. at - in
for
20.Did Mr. Tan. the class while Miss Fiona was ill in hospital?
A. take away
B. take over
C. take up
off

D. to D. take

IV. Choose the best answer to complete these following sentences.


1.Paula applied for the post but she was..
A. turned down
B. checked out
C. kept under
D.
pushed ahead
2.If orders keep coming in like this, I'll have to. more staff.
A. give up
B. add in
C. gain on
D. take
on
3.Why do they. talking about money all the time?
A. keep on
B. side with
C. take after
D. work
off
4.In addition to Mr. Thomas and Miss White, the principal. attend the school party.
A. is likely
B. is going to
C. are likely
D. are
going to
5.We were too tired to wash ________ after the meal.
A. over
B. out
C. up
D. on

Exercise 1
face up to
fall behind
fall for
fall in
fall out
fill in
find out
fall off
1.When I went to the bank to ask for a loan, I had to _______hundreds of forms.
2.You have to ______your problems rather than avoid them.
3.Oh, no! the sign has_______the wall.
4.I was sick last week and as a result I have _______in my work.
5.Did you_____who sent the package?
6.John and Mary used to_______a lot and they eventually split up.
7.Part of the roof of the attic has______.
8.He looked so attractive in that black suit that I couldnt help______him.
Exercise 2
get along/ on (with sb)
get away
get by
get offget on
get on with
get out of
get over
get round to get up
get way with
1.I find it difficult to ______ on the money I earn.
2.Wendy is very easy going and can______with anyone.
3.The boy ______and kindly offered his seat to an old man.
4.It took Sussan two weeks to______the flu.
5.If I dont ______this work, Ill never finish it.

6.Joe ran as fast as he could and managed to _____the bus just before it left.
7.She tired to ______doing any housework.
8.The thief ______before the police arrived.
9.I finally _______cleaning the garage at the weekend
10.Sue, could you help your little brother _____his bike? He doesnt want to ride anymore.
11.She always ________not doing any housework! Its just not fair.
Exercise 3
give away
give back
go ahead (with sth) go on (with sth)
go over

give in
give out
give up
go out go up
go with

1.At the end of the year the students had to _____all the books they had borrowed from the
library.
2.Jenny kept annoying her parents until they _____to her demand.
3.The rescuse team ______the search when it got dark.
4.The chocolate company were _____free chocolate bars during the promotion of their new
product.
5.Make sure you dont______our hideout to anyone.
6.The bank manger wants to ____the details of the loasn before he approves it.
7.I suggest you ____with your picnic, regardless of the weather forecast.
8.The fire______after burning for seven hours.
9.The skirt ______the vest. You cant buy them separately.
10.Interest rates have really ______this month.
11.Ive filled inp part of the application form but I cant_____because I need more
information.
Exercise 4
grow up
hold on
keep on

hand in
hand out
hang about hang on hang up
hold on to
hold up
hurry up
keep back
keep off
keep out (of) keep up (with)

1.A lot of my friends______at the local cafe.


2.The teacher _____the test papers to all the students.
3.I remember when I was young, I couldnt wait to________
4.When she had finished the call, she_____and went into the kitchen to tell her husband the
news.
5.All the students had to______their essays by Friday.
6.Could you ______a minute while I finish with this customer?
7.Cant you read the sign? It says _____the grass!
8.Smith ______working despite being tired.
9.Could you_____a minute while I phone Mr Bent?
10.No matter how hard I tried, I couldnt_____with Sam in the race.
11.Could you______these bags while I buy some bread?

12. _______! If we miss the bus, the next one isnt for an hour.
13.A masked man_______the National Bank this morning, but he was caught later in the
day.
14.The police______information about the murders so as not to scare people.
15.Please, ______the dog____of the kitchen because Ive just wash the floor.
Exercise 5
count in
count on
count out
cut down (on)
cut off
cut up
end up
knock down knock out
knock over
leave out
let down
lockout
lock up
1.We hadnt paid the bill, so our water supply was______
2.Im afraid Ill ______failing my exams if I dont study harder.
3.When organising a party, I never____Paul_____because I know how much he hates
crowds.
4.I can never_______my brother for help in times of emergency.
5.The doctor told the diabetic patient to _____on sugar.
6.______Jill_____of the excursion since she hasnt paid for it yet.
7.The small boys mother_____his food into small pieces to enable him to eat easily.
8.If you dont like garlic (toi), _____it______of the recipe (cng thc lam mon n)
9.Dont forget to ______when you leave the house.
10.My best friend has never______me______.Shes always there for me when I need her.
11.I heard that the City Council has decided to _____that old building and buid a carpark in
its place.
12.The boxer_______his opponent in the second round.
13.The driver didnt see the man crossing the street and_____him_____.
14.I accidentally_____the cat last night, so it slept on the front doormat.
Exercise 6
look after
look around
look into
look out for
look up
look forward to
look over
make for
make off with
make out
make up
mix up
move in
move out
1.Students should have a dictionary to_____unknown words.
2.Id like to take a _____your new house, if you dont mind.
3.We are______going on holiday.
4.______old people isnt an easy job, but its very rewarding.
5.The manager briefly _____his notes before the meeting.
6.The doorman was asked to_____a red-haired man trying to leave the building.
7.We must to ____the matter before making a decision.
8.I always_______the oil and the vinegar (chai gim) because they are in similar bottles.
9.Mark_____of the flat after an argument with his flatmate.

10.We quickly_____the barn (kho, chung) when it started raining.


11.The robbers_____a lot of money and jewellery.
12.Dont believe anything he says. Hes always______stories.
13.Could you speak up, please? I cant_____what youre saying.
14.Weve got the keys to our new house and tomorrow were going to______.
Exercise 7
pay back
pay off
point out
pull down
pull over
put aside put away
put off
put onput out
put up
put up with
1.John ____ his old school friend in the photograph.
2.The policaman asked him to______for a breathalyser test.
3.Ill give you the money, but when will you_____me____?
4.That building will be_____next week.
5.It will take me two years to _____my loan.
6.I always _______weight during the winter.
7.One thing I cant ______is rudeness.
8.You shouldnt______the meeting with Mr Brown.
9.Luckily the fire brigade came quickly and _____the fire.
10.Every summer I _____my friends who came from Austrailia.
11.You can play with the toys as long as you_____them____after youve finished playing
them.
12.I always_____money _____ for the holidays.
Exercise 8
ring up
run along
run away
run into
run out of
run over
save up
sell out
set off set out
set up
1.Michael_____from his boarding school because he thought it was too strict.
2.I cant start the car because Ive____of petrol.
3.Peter, ______now and play with the other children.
4.I____the restaurant and made a reservation.
5.Youll never believe who I____ the other day.
6.I accidentally_____a cat as I was parking my car.
7.I _____to do some gardening, but it started raining.
8.John had been ______his pocket money for months to buy a bike.
9.Tickets for the concert were_____just one day!
10.We _____onm our trip very early in the morning.
11.My parents helped me _____my own business.
Exercise 9
settle down
sit up
stand by
stand out
take after take away take back take down

stand up for
take off

take on
take over
take up
1.Red is used to signify danger because it ____among other colours.
2.All emergency rescuse teams were_____to help take care of the survivors of the plane
crash.
3.Chris is too young to get married and______. Hes only 18.
4.Always______your beliefs.
5.Youre well enough to ______today but dont get out of bed.
6.I _____Marys phone number in case we needed it.
7.On your way to work, ____the books____to the library, will you?
8. My grandmother______tennis at the age of sixty. Can you believe it?
9.They_______his driving licience because he was caught drunk while driving.
10.The baby ______his father. Hes got the same blue eyes.
11.You shouldnt _____any more resposibilities if you feel you wont be able to handle
them.
12.The two brothers______the company when their father died.
13.The plane had to make an emergency landing only a few minutes after it had______.

Exercise 10
throw away
throw out
tidy up
try on try out
turn back
turn down
turn off
turn on
turn out
turn over
turn up
1.______this room! Its a complete mess!
2.Could we_____the bike before we buy it?
3.He ate the last biscuit and______the packet.
4.Would you like to ______this dress? The dressing room is over there.
5.He was_____of the pub for starting a fight.
6. Dont forget to _____the TV ____before you go out.
7.Guess who ______at the party!
8.After driving for an hour, we had to _______because we realised we had forgotten to take
our passport.
9.The teacher told us to _______the page and begin the next exercise.
10.Thank you for your offer, but Im fraid Ill have to______it_____.
11.Its dark, why havent you ______the lights yet?
12.If I had known the cake would have ______like this, I never would attempted to make it.

PHRASAL VERBS
1. It is generally accepted that in today's society women have access ________ education and can

promote themselves much more easily than years ago.


a. to
b. up
c. on
d. for
2. It took women a long time to struggle ________ the right to vote.
a. for
b. with
c. against
d. upon
3. I think women are suited ________ many important things, besides childbearing and
homemaking.
a. of
b. on
c. for
d. about
4. Women are increasingly involved ________ the public life.
a. of
b. in
c. with
d. from
5. If you have an old blanket, ________ it along so that we have something to sit on at the beach.
a. bring
b. go
c. put
d. keep
6. Although the team was both mentally and physically exhausted, they ________ on walking.
a. stopped
b. kept
c. took
d. put
7. Before the plane ________ off, the flight attendant told everyone to fasten their seat belts and
put their chairs in an upright position.
a. woke
b. brought
c. kept
d. took
8. Don't forget to ________ your gloves on. It is cold outside.
a. let
b. make
c. put
d. fix
9. If you don't pay your rent, your landlord is going to kick you out!
a. lend you some money
b. play football with you
c. give you a kick
d. force you to leave
10. Yesterday I ran into Sam at the grocery store. I had not seen him for years.
a. met
b. visited
c. said goodbye to
d. made friends with
11. Let's go over that report again before we submit it.
a. dictate
b. print
c. read carefully
d. type
12. I will not stand for your bad attitude any longer.
a. like
b. tolerate
c. mean
d. care
13. Everything is _______ you. I cannot make _______ my mind yet.
a. out off / on
b. up to / up
c. away from / for
d. on for / off
14. There is no food left. Someone must have eaten it _______.
a. out
b. up
c. off
d. along
15. The explorers made a fire to _______ off wild animals.
a. get
b. keep
c. take
d. go
16. If something urgent has _______ up, phone me immediately and I will help you.
a. picked
b. come
c. kept
d. brought
17. The passengers had to wait because the plane ______ off one hour late.
a. took
b. turned
c. cut
d. made
18. Be careful! The tree is going to fall.
a. Look out
b. Look up
c. Look on
d. Look after
19. The organization was established in 950 in the USA.
a. come around b. set up
c. made out
d. put on
20. Within their home country, National Red Cross and Red Crescent societies assume the duties
and responsibilities of a national relief society.
a. take on
b. get off
c. go about
d. put in
21. The bomb exploded in the garage; fortunately no one hurt.
a. put on
b. went off
c. got out
d. kept up
22. They had to delay their trip because of the bad weather.
a. get through
b. put off
c. keep up with
d. go over
23. It took me a very long time to recover from the shock of her death.
a. turn off
b. take on
c. get over
d. keep up with

24. He did not particularly want to play any competitive sport.


a. use up
b. do with
c. take up
d. go on
25. I am tired because I went to bed late last night.
a. stayed up
b. kept off
c. put out
d. brought up
26. She got _______ her car to pick _______ some wild flowers.
a. from / on
b. in / at
c. off / up
d. out / for
27. The customer had tried ____ some blouses but none of them suited her.
a. at
b. with
c. in
d.
on
28. If I get this report finished I will knock _______ early and go to the pub for some drink.
a. up
b. over
c. on
d. off
29. Boy! _______ away all your toys and. go to bed right now.
a. Come
b. Lie
c. Put
d. Sit
30. I have been trying to ring him up all day and I could not ______ through.
a. get
b. take
c. look
d. hang
31. The water supply of the building was ______ off because the pipes burst.
a. handed
b. held
c. cut
d. paid
32. How are you _______ on with your work? - It is OK.
a. calling
b. getting
c. laying
d. looking
33. Did your son pass the university entrance examination?
a. make up
b. get along
c. go up
d. get through
34. What may happen if John will not arrive in time?
a. go along
b. count on
c. keep away
d. turn up
35. Johnny sometimes visits his grandparents in the countryside.
a. calls on
b. keeps off
c. takes in
d. goes up
36. They decided to postpone their journey till the end of the month because of the epidemic.
a. take up
b. turn round
c. put off
d. do with
37. The stranger came ___ me and asked, "Is there a post office near here?"
a. on to
b. away from
c. out of
d. up to
38. Frankly speaking, your daughter does not take _______ you at all.
a. after
b. along
c. up
d. over
39. She is not really friendly. She does not get on well ____ her classmates.
a. from
b. with
c. for
d. to
40. I would be grateful if you kept the news _______ yourself. Do not tell anyone about it.
a. from
b. to
c. for
d. at
41. I do not use those things any more. You can _______ them away.
a. get
b. fall
c. throw
d. make
42. They were late for work because their car _______ down.
a. got
b. put
c. cut
d. broke
43. The authority _______ down that building to build a supermarket.
a. knocked
b. came
c. went
d. fell
44. My husband spends far more time helping our three kids ________ homework and studying for
tests than I do.
a. on
b. to
c. with
d. in
45. My husband and I take turns cleaning ________ the kitchen depending ________ who gets
home from work earlier.
a. away / to
b. from / in
c. up / on
d. with / for
46. The efforts for the advancement of women have resulted ________ several respectively
achievement in women's life and work.
a. at
b. with
c. for
d. in

47. The women's movement has affirmed women's rights to non-discrimination ________
education, employment and economic and social activities.
a. in
b. of
c. from
d. about
48. The small white flowers are my favorite. They give off a wonderful honey smell that scents the
entire garden.
a. release
b. stop
c. end
d. melt
49. I couldn't make out what he had talked about because I was not used to his accent.
a. stand
b. understand c. write
d. interrupt
50. I'm sorry. I didn't mean to interrupt you. Please, go on and finish what you were saying.
a. talk
b. quit
c. continue
d. stop
51. The firefighters fought the blaze while the crowd was looking on it.
a. blowing
b. watering
c. preventing
d. watching
52. I cannot believe Peter and Mary ________ up last week. They have been married for almost
fifteen years. I hope they get back together.
a. went
b. gave
c. looked
d. broke
53. It took us over twelve hours to hike over the mountain. By the time we got back to our
campsite, I was completely ________ out.
a. worn
b. went
c. put
d. knocked
54. If you don't have the telephone number now, you can ________ me up later and give it to me
then.
a. call
b. stop
c. give
d. hold
55. What does "www" ________ for? Is it short for world wide web?
a. sit
b. stand
c. lie
d. point

Choose the best answer


1.What may happen if John will not arrive in time?
A. go along
B. count on
C. keep away D. turn up
2.Johnny sometimes visits his grandparents in the countryside.
A. calls on
B. keeps off
C. takes in
D. goes up
3.They decided to postpone their journey till the end of the month because of the epidemic.
A. take up
B. turn round C. put off
D. do with
4.Frankly speaking, your daughter does not take _______ you at all.
A. after
B. along
C. up
D. over
5.I do not use those things any more. You can _______ them away.
A. get
B. fall
C. throw
D. make
6.They were late for work because their car _______ down.
A. got
B. put
C. cut
D. broke
7.She got _______ her car to pick _______ some wild flowers.
A. from / on
B. in / at
C. off / up
D. out / for
8.The customer had tried ____ some blouses but none of them suited her.
A. at
B. with
C. in
D. on
9. They've__________ a new tower where that old building used to be.
A. put up
B. put down
C. pushed up
D. pushed down
10. Don't _____ up yet, you will soon be successful.
A. give
B. catch
C. break
D. turn
11.Would you mind if I turn ________ the refrigerator ? Its too hot in here .
A.on
B.off
C.up
D.away
12. The police have warned tourists to look________ for pickpockets in the town centre.

A. out
B. up
C. down
D. forward
13. If you want to join this club, you must__________ this application form.
A. make up
B. write down C. do up
D. fill in
14. His son's death was a terrible shock and it took him a long time to__________ it.
A. get round
B. come through
C. go over
D. get over
14. They had never come___________ such a beautiful little village before.
A. at
B. across
C. off
D. long
15. The bus only stops here to __________ passengers.
A. alight
B. get on
C. get off
D. pick up
16.We had to turn _________ their invitation to lunch as we had a previous engagement.
A. over
B. out
C. up
D. down
17. While driving to work, we ran out___________ gas.
A. up
B. of
C. in
D. to
18. He died ___________ heart disease.
A. from
B. because
C. of
D. in
19.The elevator is not running today. It is ________ order.
A. to
B. out
C. out of
D. in
20.Pasteur devoted all his life _______ science.
A. for
B. in
C. on
D. to
21.We're having terrible weather. I just can't put _________ it for much longer.
A. up
B. on
C. away
D. up with
22.Over the past 50 years, many illnesses have been brought _________ control.
A. in
B. under
C. to
D. over
23.I told him I'd prefer to walk, but he insisted _________ giving me a lift.
A. about
B. on
C. to
D. for
24.There's a rumor that the National Bank is going to take _________ the company I work for.
A. on
B. off
C. over
D. after
25.There's a lot more traffic than usual. There must be something _________ in the city centre.
A. going on
B. going off
C. getting on D. getting off
26.I take _________ everything I said about Paul. I realize now that it wasn't true.
A. on
B. over
C. in
D. back
27. When they _________ for the beach the sun was shining, but by the time they arrived it had
clouded over.
A. went out
B. went off
C. set off
D. left out
28.In their latest attack, terrorists have attempted to blow _________ the bridge.
A. up
B. over
C. through
D. down
29. We arrived at the airport just in time the plane took ________ .
A. off
B. up
C. on
D. to
30. You can look ________ these new words in the dictionary if you don't know their meaning.
A. up
B. after
C. for
D. out
31. Remember to go _________ your test- doing before handing it in.
A. off
B. away
C. over
D. after
32. My father is going _________ business in Italy.
A. on
B. out
C. away
D. off
33.Do you agree that a happy marriage should be based _______ love?
A. to
B. on
C. with
D. about
34. The bomb went _________ with a loud bang which could be heard all over the town.
A. out
B. off
C. after
D. on
35. Someone broke ___________ the house and made off several TVs and videos.
A. up
B. off
C. out
D. into

36. " Watch ____________! These snakes are dangerous.


A. out
B. for
C. on
D. up
37. There are many conservation efforts have been carried _______ to save endangered species.
A. out
B. on
C. for
D. with
38.The national curriculum is made __________ of the following subject: English, Maths,
Chemistry and so on... .
A. from
B. on
C. up
D. in
39. They all _______ for the same job.
A. requested
B. intended
C. applied
D. referred
40.Everyone in the village_______ about the plans for the new road.
A. contacted
B. took care
C. concerned
D. was
concerned
41.I can'_______ what he's doing, its so dark down there.
A. see through B. make out
C. look into
D. show up
42.If you want to be healthy; you should cut_______ on your smoking.
A. up
B. down
C. out
D. through
43.Do you think it's possible to_______ on nothing but fruit and vegetables?
A. eat
B. live
C. enjoy
D. make
44.As soon as I got home from work, I changed _________ casual clothes.
A. to
B. into
C. in
D. for
45.I told him I'd prefer to walk, but he insisted _________ giving me a lift
A. about
B. on
C. to
D. for
46.Stephen always wanted to be an actor when he _________ up.
A. came
B. grew
C. brought
D. settled
47.After his mother died, he was_______ up by his grandmother.
A. grown
B. brought
C. taken
D. drawn
48.All the plans have been put_______ for the time being.
A. aside
B. down
C. on
D. up
49.Some drivers seem to expect everyone else to get_______ their way.
A. off
B. after
C. away from
D. out of
50.My uncle took _______ golf when he retired from work.
A. on
B. after
C. up
D. over