PhVbs BASIC 01 Help with...-

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PhVbs BASIC 01 Help with...-
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  1. She started picking _____ a few words after living there for a month.
    She started picking UP a few words after living there for a month.


    • pick sth up
    • learn
  2. She was furious and didn't want to hear any excuses so she told me to shut _____.
    She was furious and didn't want to hear any excuses so she told me to shut UP.

    • shut up
    • stop talking
  3. It took me some time to work ______ the problem.
    It took me some time to work out the problem.


    • work sth out
    • mentally calculate/solve a problem
  4. I'll need some time but I promise I'll soon catch ___ (___ what is going on) and be able to look for a solution.
    I'll need some time but I promise I'll soon catch ON (TO what is going on) and be able to look for a solution.


    • catch on (to sth)
    • understand
  5. I feel happy about my knowledge. Although there's a lot of information, I manage to keep __ (______ the latest developments).
    I feel happy about my knowledge. Although there's a lot of information, I manage to keep UP (WITH the latest developments).


    • keep up (with sth)
    • maintain the same level as
  6. I usually manage to get ___________ my ideas, and say what I mean in a simple and clear way.
    I usually manage to get ACROSS my ideas, and say what I mean in a simple and clear way.


    • get/put sth across
    • communicate
  7. Please find ____ his address. I'd like to send him a present.
    Please find OUT his address. I'd like to send him a present.


    • find sth out
    • get/discover information you don't have
  8. A: What's his address?
    B: Look it ___ in that list.
    • A: What's his address?
    • B: Look  it  UP in that list.


    • look sth up
    • find information in a place where it has been sorted out
  9. I know just a few words in French but I'm sure I'll get _____ in Paris.
    I know just a few words in French but I'm sure I'll get BY in Paris.


    • get by
    • survive
  10. Sorry I can't talk to you right now. I'll get ____ to you as soon as I can.
    Sorry I can't talk to you right now. I'll get BACK to you as soon as I can.


    • get back to sb
    • return a call
  11. Please hold ____. He's finishing a meeting. He'll soon be with you.
    Please hold ON. He's finishing a meeting. He'll soon be with you.


    • hold on
    • wait
  12. Do you mind if we put ____ our meeting until tomorrow? I'm not feeling well.
    Do you mind if we put OFF our meeting until tomorrow? I'm not feeling well.

    • put sth off
    • postpone
  13. I won't take "No" for an answer. Please put me _________    ____   your supervisor.
    I won't take "No" for an answer. Please put me   THROUGH TO your supervisor.



    • put sbd through (to sbd)
    • connect over the phone
  14. She was not in love with him so she called _____ the wedding.
    She was not in love with him so she called OFF the wedding.


    • call sth off
    • cancel
  15. I've been trying to get _______  _____ you all day but it goes to voice mail. Please call me.
    I've been trying to get THROUGH TO you all day but it goes to voice mail. Please call me.


    • get through to sb
    • make contact
  16. Please be there on time. Don't let me _________.
    Please be there on time. Don't let me DOWN.


    • let sbd down
    • fail/disappoint
  17. You can never count ______  him. He never keeps his promises.
    You can never count ON him. He never keeps his promises.


    • count on sbd
    • depend on
  18. I can't hear you. Will you please speak _____?
    I can't hear you. Will you please speak UP?


    • Speak up
    • talk louder

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