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Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Mixed 10

Try this fun quiz to check your understanding of English phrasal verbs. To learn more about an individual phrasal verb, click on the "more about this phrasal verb" link.

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1. break into

After breaking into their new home, he
  1. stole their computer
  2. helped them design the kitchen
  3. thanked them for inviting him
more about this phrasal verb: break into

2. chase up

We need to chase up those name cards we ordered from the printers because they haven't been
  1. written yet
  2. delivered yet
  3. checked yet
more about this phrasal verb: chase up

3. dawn on

Kelly was angry and upset after it dawned on her that
  1. her boyfriend was cheating on her
  2. the sun was coming up
  3. her family loved her
more about this phrasal verb: dawn on

4. grow out of

The clothes that Sarah has grown out of are
  1. too big for her now
  2. too small for her now
  3. too old for her now
more about this phrasal verb: grow out of

5. jot down

If you want to jot something down, you'll need
  1. a hammer and some nails
  2. a pen and some paper
  3. a brush and some paint
more about this phrasal verb: jot down

6. leave out

We couldn't include all our players in the Olympic squad, and the ones who were left out were
  1. very pleased
  2. really disappointed
  3. luckier than the others
more about this phrasal verb: leave out

7. overcome with

Paula was supposed to give a speech at her sister's graduation ceremony, but she said she couldn't do it because she was overcome with
  1. time
  2. nerves
  3. her family
more about this phrasal verb: overcome with

8. pay up

After the fire, it took the insurance company a long time to pay up the money
  1. I owed them
  2. they owed me
  3. they made us
more about this phrasal verb: pay up

9. save up

Tim's saving up for a new computer, so he
  1. doesn't keep much money
  2. doesn't spend much money
  3. doesn't earn much money
more about this phrasal verb: save up

10. sum up

Public speakers sum up what they've said
  1. at the end of their talk
  2. at the start of their talk
  3. in the middle of their talk
more about this phrasal verb: sum up

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