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WORKSHEET - PHRASAL VERBS


WORKSHEET - PHRASAL VERBS
Complete the following sentences using an appropriate phrasal verb.
1. How did these things ………………..?
a) came about
b) come about
c) come across
d) came across
2. I …………………… an old friend of mine yesterday.
a) came about
b) came to
c) came across
3. That question ………………………. before the committee yesterday.
a) came up
b) came across
c) came about
4. He was …………………. in the prime of his life.
a) cut down
b) cut off
c) cut out
5. His wife’s death ……………………. terribly.
a) cut him up
b) cut him down
c) cut him off
6. He seems to be …………………..
a) well off
b) well down
7. At last the truth ……………………
a) came out
b) came up
c) came across
8. His master ……………………… an explanation of his conduct.
a) called for
b) called on
c) called in
9. He found it rather difficult to ………………….. to his views.
a) bring her round
b) bring her up
c) bring her out
10. My grandmother cannot ………………… past events.
a) call out
b) call up
c) call on
Answers
1. How did these things come about?
2. I came across an old friend of mine yesterday.
3. That question came up before the committee yesterday.
4. He was cut off in the prime of his life. (cut off = die)
5. His wife’s death cut him up terribly. (cut someone up = afflict, distress)
6. He seems to be well off. (well off = rich)
7. At last the truth came out.
8. His master called for an explanation of his conduct. (call for = demand)
9. He found it rather difficult to bring her round to his views. (bring someone round = convince)
10. My grandmother cannot call up past events. (call up = recollect)


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