PhVerbs Headway Upper 01
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PhVerbs Headway Upper 01
English PhVerbs Idioms Prepo Headway Upper Unit
Headway Upper Unit 1
Sometimes I have problems ____________ prepositions.
Come on. It's getting late. Get down to ________ your homework.
Get down to
sth/ doing sth
I don't find it hard to concentrate _____ my studies.
I love to ________ time reading!
Instead ____ reading, I'd rather watch TV today.
Instead OF ...ING
Should you forget to _____ your homework, let me know in advance.
Do you ever have ________ (in) answering questions?
problems / difficulties/ troubles ...ING
too fast. I can't _______ up with you.
keep up with
Make sure you _______ down every single word he says. I want to be able to quote him.
He has fallen _______ with the payments of his mortgage. Now he is seriously indebted.
fall behind with
Go and ask Peter. He is certainly good _____ dealing with anything like this.
good at ... ING
I have just _______ in the first draft of my dissertation.
Should you decide to quit, remember you have to _______ in your notice/resignation well in advance so we can look for a replacement.
Why is it we always _________ off doing administrative chores? Why can't we do them right away?
Stop _______ up excuses and start working.
making up excuses
I'm sure you'll ________ through the exams. You've been studying for a long time. Do you have any doubts?
through an exam
I'm so disappointed. I'd really studied hard for this exam but I only managed to scrape ______ it.
an exam/a competition/ a vote
Well done! A+! You've passed with flying ___________
Pass with flying colours
and waited for her to _______ up with me. Then we decided what to do.
catch up with
Go ________ all our notes and make sure nothing is missing.
notes/lists/documents (check from
beginning to end
How are you __________ on with your presentation? Do you need any help?
getting on with
getting along with
I'm so excited. I really did _____ at the interview.
I'm really hopeless _____ ironing. You'll have to do it yourself.
Anybody can do it. It's a piece of ________
a piece of cake
Come help me out. Two heads ........
Two heads are better than one.
This job is never ending! It's due on Tuesday so tonight we'll have to burn the ______ oil.
burn the midnigh oil
He won the election but only by the ______ of his teeth.
by the skin of one's teeth
Have you learnt it by _______? You should not hesitate when you refer to this definition.
Students are not asked to learn content ________ fashion.
to learn sth
Somebody has gone ________ my belongings and stolen my purse.
I'll think your suggestion _______ and get back to you next week.
sth (in detail)
think sthg over