001 Phrasal verbs

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001 Phrasal verbs
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  1. Janet helped her mother ...... the train and then waved goodbye.
    ... get on ...
  2. It was too hot, so Mark decided to ...... his sweater.
    ... take off ...
  3. I had a job interview this morning. Oh really. How did you ......
    ... get on?
  4. Do you make a lot of money as an artist? I don't earn much but I ......
    ... get by.
  5. The whole family is ...... to going on holiday next week.
    ... looking forward ...
  6. If you ...... you will see a beautiful glass window in the roof of the church.
    ... look up ...
  7. The noise of the engines became louder as the plane started to ......
    ... take off.
  8. There's a car coming towards us. Quick, ......
    , look out.
  9. We always keep the garden gate closed so that our dog can't ......
    ... get out.
  10. As I was walking along the road I heard someone behind me call my name. I ...... and was surprised to see James.
    ... turned round ...
  11. Can you ...... the heating, please. I'm cold.
    ...turn on ...
  12. As an employee I thought I might ... myself ... the opportunity to buy cheap shares in the company.
    ... avail myself of ...
  13. If you have any complaints please take this form and ......
    ... fill it in.
  14. I know this sweater is very old but I don't want to ...... I'd like to keep it.
    ... throw it away.
  15. Your shoes are dirty. Please ...... before you come into the house.
    ... take them off ...
  16. This is a beautiful clock and if you ......you can see the name of the person who made it on the back.
    ... turn it round ...
  17. Thanks for lending me the money. I'll ...... to you next week, I promise.
    ... give it back ...
  18. There's a spider in my hair. Please can you .......
    ... get it out?
  19. The car hit James and ...... Luckily, he wasn't hurt.
    ... knocked him over.
  20. As a result of the hot weather there were forest fires all over the country. It took firefighters three weeks to ......
    ... put them out.
  21. Who's that man wearing the black jacket? I don't know. He just ...... with the others when they arrived.
    ... walked in ...
  22. We're trying to save money so we don't ...... these days.
    ... eat out ...
  23. Tony said he would ...... to see me on his way to the gym this evening.
    ... drop in ...
  24. Julia didn't want to go to the concert so she tried to ...... by saying she had a cold.
    ... get out of it ...
  25. Do you want to go out tonight? No. I think I'd rather ...... and relax tonight.
    ... stay in ...
  26. Last night a man ...... Hughes Hall and stole a painting worth £25,000.
    ... broke into ...
  27. Stuart's parents were very disappointed when he told them he wanted to ...... university and become a writer.
    ... drop out of ...
  28. Philip lost his key while he was shopping this morning. He ...... his house all day.
    ... was locked out of ...
  29. Frank has bought a house but he can't ...... until the roof is repaired.
    ... move in ...
  30. The basketball team were practising but their captain couldn't ...... because he was injured.
    ... join in ...
  31. Mary was driving through town when a motorbike ...... the back of her car. Luckily, no-one was injured.
    ... ran into ...
  32. When you come to work tomorrow, don't forget to ...... those holiday photos you told me about. I'd love to see them.
    ... bring in ...
  33. Ann always uses a pencil when she draws a picture, so that she can ...... any mistakes she makes.
    ... rub out ...
  34. No-one doubted that Julie was telling the truth. We were all completely ......
    ... taken in.
  35. Darren told the police everything. He didn't ...... any details.
    ... leave out ...
  36. Hannah shared a house with three friends, but last month she ...... and found a place of her own.
    ... moved out ...
  37. Was the film any good? No. It was terrible. I ...... after half an hour.
    ... walked out ...
  38. Michael ...... his entry form for the competition. This year he was sure he would win.
    ... filled in ...
  39. Brian's new job is near his mother's house, so he often ...... to see her on his way home from work.
    ... drops in ...
  40. Peter ...... of the race after he fell off his bicycle and was badly hurt.
    ... dropped out ...
  41. May I ...... Yes. Please have a seat and make yourself comfortable.
    ... come in?
  42. When Lisa ...... she found that the hotel bill was more than she expected.
    ... checked out ...
  43. Tony asked Gavin to ...... a balloon to each guest as they arrived at the party.
    ... hand out ...
  44. You've been reading for ages. Can you ...... the light? I'm trying to sleep.
    ... turn out ...
  45. The fire will ...... unless you put some more wood on it.
    ... go out ...
  46. If you ...... regularly you'll lose weight and get fit.
    ... work out ...
  47. The police asked me to look at ten people and I had to ...... the person who had stolen my wallet.
    ... point out ...
  48. Before he started reading the detective story, Gary looked at the last chapter to ...... who the murderer was.
    ... find out ...
  49. Jane wanted to be a dancer but it didn't ...... , so she became a singer instead.
    ... work out ...
  50. Try not to worry about the operation. I'm sure everything will ...... just fine.
    ... turn out ...
  51. Frank bought a new video game today. I'll go to his house tonight so we can ...... together.
    ... try it out ...
  52. We have ...... of milk. I'll go to the shop and buy some more.
    ... run out ...
  53. Fiona managed to ...... all the problems with my computer so now it works perfectly.
    ... sort out ...
  54. A mechanic will ...... a full inspection of the car to see what caused the problem.
    ... carry out ...
  55. I was worried the party wouldn't be a success, but it ...... fine.  Everyone enjoyed themselves.
    ... turned out ...
  56. The instructions for this new computer game are so complicated I can't ...... how to play it.
    ... work out ...
  57. A new shop in the town centre was ...... free sweets to children all day.
    ... giving out ...
  58. Julie's Maths teacher ...... all her mistakes, but she didn't correct them. That's why she found it hard to improve.
    ... pointed out ...
  59. Susan and Jessica are such good friends. They never seem to ......
    ... fall out.
  60. In some new office buildings the lights ...... automatically after you close the door, to save electricity.
    ... turn out ...
  61. The government has promised to ...... an investigation into the cause of the train accident.
    ... carry out ...
  62. The police questioned everyone in the hotel but they couldn't ...... how the fire started.
    ... find out ...
  63. When I have time I want to ...... my record collection so everything is in alphabetical order.
    ... sort out ...
  64. The weather didn't ...... to be as bad as we had expected.
    ... turn out ...
  65. When Henry goes shopping at a supermarket he uses a calculator to ...... how much he is spending.
    ... work out ...
  66. Every time we tried to light the barbecue the wind ...... the flames.
    ... blew out ...
  67. The tennis tournament ...... until next week because of the bad weather.
    ... has been put off ...
  68. When he arrived at the restaurant, Carl ...... his coat and sat down.
    ... took off ...
  69. The wedding guests waved as John and Sally ...... in their car. They were going to Spain for their honeymoon.
    ... drove off ...
  70. Veronica was surprised to see so many police cars in the street. She asked a policeman what .......
    ... was going on.
  71. I think the worst thing about flying is when the plane ...... I always feel very nervous.
    ... takes off.
  72. The two explorers ...... to the North Pole with only enough food for three weeks.
    ... set off ...
  73. Matt told Polly he didn't want to get married so they ...... the wedding.
    ... called off ...
  74. When they arrived at the beach, Jane ...... to buy some ice cream while Tom found a good place to sunbathe.
    ... went on ...
  75. Nigel's mother gave him a scarf last Christmas. Although he doesn't like it, he has to ...... every time he visits her.
    ... put it on ...
  76. Whenever I buy clothes I always ...... first to check they fit.
    ... try them on ...
  77. When Mary got home her shoes were dirty so she ...... and cleaned them.
    ... took them off ...
  78. The whole family went with Gareth to the airport to ...... He was going to Africa for a year.
    ... see him off.
  79. We'd like to go to Australia this summer, but we can't afford the flights. We will have to ...... until next year.
    ... put it off ...
  80. James wanted  to wear his old white suit to the party, but when he ......, he found, it was too small.
    ... put it on,
  81. The city centre was full of traffic. Something was ...... but we didn't know what.
    ... going on ...
  82. Laura found an old CD she hadn't played for years. When she ......, it brought back many memories.
    ... put it on ...
  83. I never turn off my computer. I ...... all the time.
    ... leave it on ...
  84. While Sandra was shopping she saw a coat she liked. She ...... and decided to buy it, even though it was very expensive.
    ... tried it on ...
  85. Can I go home early? I'm sorry, there's too much to do. Please ...... until five o'clock.
    ... carry on ...
  86. We were going to go to the beach, but we were ...... by the bad weather.
    ... put off ...
  87. Tim doesn't ...... with his cousin. They have never liked each other.
    ... get on ...
  88. Michael ...... with some work while the children played in their room
    ... got on ...
  89. Joe is always late in the morning because he never hears his ......
    ... alarm clock go off.
  90. Jeremy spent the weekend driving to see all his friends. He wanted to ...... his new car.
    ... show off ...
  91. When James began to ...... during the film, Sally woke him up.
    ... nod off ...
  92. Tom paid £35 in that shop for a shirt that costs £20 everywhere else. He felt he had been ......
    ... ripped off.
  93. Everyone went home at six o'clock, except Sally. She ...... working late into the night.
    ... went on ...
  94. The TV programme you wanted to watch is on now. I'll be there in a minute. I just want to ...... washing these dishes.
    ... finish off ...
  95. It was late, but the band decided to ...... because everyone was having such a good time. They didn't stop until one o'clock in the morning!
    ... play on ...
  96. When the fire alarm ...... everyone quickly left the building.
    ... went off ...
  97. Jane was trying to practice the violin but the noise from the party next door was ...... She couldn't concentrate.
    ... putting her off.
  98. Jane and Gavin were playing football when they broke a window in the school. The Head Teacher ...... for being so careless.
    ... told them off ...
  99. Every weekend Daniel takes his skateboard to the local park and ...... in front of the girls.
    ... shows off ...
  100. I think they ...... in that shop. When they saw I was a tourist they charged me £4 for a bottle of water.
    ... ripped me off ...
  101. Samantha ...... well with Charles when they first met. They argued all the time.
    ... didn't get on ...
  102. Shall I stop here? No. Could you ...... until the corner, please?
    ... drive on ...
  103. Kirsty was reading the paper when she ...... It was nearly midnight when she woke up.
    ... dozed off.
  104. I told the police I didn't  know who stole the money, but they ...... asking me over and over again.
    ... kept on ...
  105. If you ...... working twelve hours a day, you'll become ill. You should take a rest.
    ... go on ...
  106. Tom hadn't done all the washing up but it was late so he decided to ...... the next day.
    ... finish it off ...
  107. The festival ...... all day. There were still thousands of people in the city late in the evening.
    ... went on ...
  108. I can't hear what they're saying. Can you ...... the volume?
    ... turn up ...
  109. Jack hurt his back gardening yesterday. He ...... to plant some flowers and then couldn't get up.
    ... bent down ...
  110. Conally’s house and belongings were ......  to repay his business debts.
    ...auctioned off ...
  111. When she got on the train, Wendy couldn't find a seat so she had to ...... for the whole journey.
    ... stand up ...
  112. Posters advertising  a circus ...... all over the town.
    ... have been put up ...
  113. We ...... all the decorations when the party was over.
    ... took down ...
  114. Steve ...... his suitcase and left the hotel as soon as he had paid his bill.
    ... picked up ...
  115. At the beginning of the play someone ...... the lights and then the music started.
    ... turned down ...
  116. Please, return to your seats and ...... The concert is about to start again.
    ... sit down ...
  117. It was the worst for twenty years. Over a hundred trees ......
    ... were blown down.
  118. Elizabeth's car ...... on the way to the cinema, so she didn't see the film.
    ... broke down ...
  119. Pete promised to look after the children while I was away, but now he says he's too busy. He's really .....
    ... let me down.
  120. That's such a great idea I think I'll ...... before I forget it.
    ... write it down ...
  121. Luke applied for a job at a bank but his application was ...... They said he didn't have enough experience.
    ... turned down.
  122. When Kate discovered that she had won £20,000 she was so excited she didn't ...... for days.
    ... calm down ...
  123. Many movie stars have difficulty with their relationships. Their marriages often seem to ......
    ... break down.
  124. When John returned to his home town he found that the shop where he used to work had ......
    ... closed down.
  125. If you don't ...... on sweets and chocolate, you'll get fat.
    ... cut down ...
  126. I'm sorry. Can you ......? You're speaking too quickly.
    ... slow down?
  127. The old factory was ...... to make space for a new supermarket.
    ... knocked down ...
  128. There used to be an old oak tree here but the farmer who owns the land ......
    ... cut it down.
  129. Discussion between the government and the rebels ...... again last night with news of more fighting inside the capital.
    ... broke down ...
  130. Do you know where my tie is? No. Keep looking and I'm sure it will ...... sooner or later.
    ... turn up ...
  131. When she moved to the city, Gail couldn't go horse riding anymore. She was very sorry to ......
    ... give it up.
  132. I missed my plane because the traffic was so bad and ...... having to buy another ticket.
    ... ended up ...
  133. The whole team was training very hard. They knew that if they ...... they would probably win the competition.
    ... kept it up ...
  134. When Simon saw his favourite rock star getting out of a taxi, he ...... and asked for an autograph
    ... went up ...
  135. Our workforce is ...... of very experienced and well-qualified personnel.
    ... made up ...
  136. Last week in the city centre a man I'd never met before ...... and shook my hand. I don't know why.
    ... came up ...
  137. Joseph's brother Ben a good runner. However fast Joseph ran, he couldn't ......
    ... catch him up.
  138. There is only a little milk left in this bottle. Why don't you ...... and I'll buy some more when I go shopping?
    ... use it up ...
  139. Darren hadn't been feeling well all week so Kay ...... an appointment for him to see the doctor.
    ... fixed up ...
  140. Helen's parents spent all their time travelling on business, so she ...... by her aunt.
    ... was brought up ...
  141. Milly ...... in a children's home.
    ... grew up ...
  142. The traffic ...... for hours because of the accident on the motorway.
    ... was held up ...
  143. Oliver and Thomas are good friends and they look alike. People are always ......
    ... mixing them up.
  144. Whenever George visits his parents, the subject of marriage always ..... They can't understand why he and Helen don't get married.
    ... comes up.
  145. Julie was feeling depressed so Steven bought her some flowers to .......
    ... cheer her up.
  146. Anne passed her driving test last month and now she ...... to buy a car.
    ... is saving up ...
  147. We'll have to cancel the trip to the beach unless the weather ...... It's too cloudy.
    ... clears up.
  148. Frank borrowed his brother's shirt but it was too small. The top button was too tight so he couldn't ......
    ... do it up.
  149. Vicky couldn't remember the telephone number of the restaurant so she ...... in the phone book.
    ... looked it up ...
  150. Tim doesn't like talking about the time he was ill in hospital, so please don't ...... when you see him.
    ... bring it up ...
  151. No one believed Gavin when he said he'd found a diamond ring in his garden. They thought he was ......
    ... making it up.
  152. Tina never throws financial documents straight in the bin. She always ...... first, for security.
    ... tears them up ...
  153. Blocks of flats and factory chimneys are usually ...... when they are being demolished.
    ... blown up ...
  154. Mike and Jean enjoyed being famous but they had to ...... with reporters following them all the time.
    ... put up ...
  155. We wanted to buy a house so we ...... enough money for a deposit.
    ... saved up ...
  156. I'm sorry, I'm late but a problem ...... at work at the last minute.
    ... came up ...
  157. When Julie and Fred moved into their new house they ...... the lounge and the kitchen.
    ... did up ...
  158. As Tim stepped outside he felt cold so he ...... his coat and put on his hat.
    ... did up ...
  159. Gary was walking home late at night when someone ...... and took all his money.
    ... beat him up ...
  160. Wendy and Simon decided to ...... because they didn't like the same things.
    ... split up ...
  161. The start of the speedboat race was ...... because of heavy rain and severe wind.
    ... held up ...
  162. John had always liked cooking so he ...... with idea of opening a restaurant.
    ... came up ...
  163. Judy was worried about her exam results all day, but she cheered up when she ...... she'd passed.
    ... found out ...
  164. To get your number, I ...... in the telephone book.
    ... looked it up ...
  165. The weather in the morning was terrible but luckily it had ...... by the afternoon.
    ... cleared up ...
  166. This new watch doesn't work. I'll have to ...... to the shop tomorrow.
    ... take it back ...
  167. Three months ago Cecil lent a DVD to his friend Julie but she still hasn't ...... .
    ... given it back.
  168. Ben and Tanya are ...... for two weeks. I hope they have a great holiday.
    ... going away ...
  169. I am going  for a walk but I ...... before lunch so please cook something for me.
    ... will be back ...
  170. I'm sorry, I don't eat meat so I can't eat this hamburger. Please, ...... and bring me an omelette.
    ... take it away ...
  171. When the police arrived the robbers ...... as quickly as they could.
    ... ran away ...
  172. If you pick up that vase, can you please ...... carefully. It's very fragile.
    ... put it back ...
  173. Karen plays the same game with her dog everyday in the park. She throws a ball and he ......
    ... brings it back.
  174. While Maria was queuing for a bus, an old man asked her for some money. She ...... and pretended not to notice.
    ... looked away ...
  175. It was so windy that Tara had to hold her hat on her head to stop it from ......
    ... blowing away.
  176. Kelly decided to ...... her stamp collection. She's very generous because it's worth a lot of money.
    ... give away ...
  177. When I phoned John he was having dinner, so I said I'd ...... later.
    ... ring back ...
  178. I used to ...... all my old newspapers but now I'm starting to recycle them.
    ... throw away ...
  179. Jake said he would ...... me but he hasn't. I'm still waiting to hear from him.
    ... get back to ...
  180. Tom and Jimmy misbehave in class all the time. I don't know why the teachers let them ...... it.
    ... get away with ...
  181. Please, ...... this part of the river. It's too dangerous to swim here.
    ... keep away from ...
  182. I was tired so I wanted to leave the party early and go home but it was hard to ...... Everyone wanted to talk to me!
    ... get away.
  183. If you write to me, I promise, I'll ...... I promise.
    ... write back ...
  184. Please, ...... all your toys, children. This room is too messy.
    ... put away ...
  185. You'd better ...... I have a very bad cold and I don't want you to catch it.
    ... keep away ...
  186. He ...... in the city, but when he was seven his father died in a car accident.
    ... grew up ...
  187. His mother ...... all four children on her own.
    ... brought up ...
  188. He helped her ...... after dinner.
    ... wash up ...
  189. He helped her ...... the house too.
    ... tidy up ...
  190. He wasn't good at sports so he never ...... football or tennis like his brothers, but he loved gardening.
    ... took up ...
  191. John didn't enjoy school. He couldn't ...... with the other children in the class, so he left at the age of sixteen.
    ... keep up ...
  192. His mother ...... a job for him at a garden centre nearby.
    ... fixed up ...
  193. John decided to ...... his own garden centre.
    ... set up ...
  194. He ...... all his savings to buy the plants and equipment he needed.
    ... used up ...
  195. For many years all his time ...... with making the business a success.
    ... was taken up ...
  196. John worked very hard and although he had many problems he never ......
    ... gave up.
  197. He never thought when he left school that one day he would ...... a millionaire!
    ... end up ...
  198. Who's checking which sites are ...... the net?
    ... struck off ...
  199. He was a company lawyer who ...... for dishonest practices.
    ... had been struck off ...
  200. If you ...... your web browser, are you redirected to sites you haven't asked to visit?
    ... fire up ...

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