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Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Run 2

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1. run after

If you run after someone, you're trying to
  1. escape from them
  2. follow their example
  3. catch them
more about this phrasal verb: run after

2. run away (1)

Mario was surrounded by a gang of young guys looking for a fight, but they ran away when they saw
  1. his sneakers
  2. his tattoos
  3. his gun
more about this phrasal verb: run away (1)

3. run away (2)

Kelly has run away again, so her parents are
  1. very worried about her
  2. very proud of her
  3. very happy for her
more about this phrasal verb: run away (2)

4. run away from

My friend Gary has spent his life running away from his problems. He should learn to
  1. ignore them
  2. escape them
  3. solve them
more about this phrasal verb: run away from

5. run into (1)

I ran into an old friend
  1. at his wedding
  2. at my dinner party
  3. at the gym
more about this phrasal verb: run into (1)

6. run into (2)

While Katrina was driving home, she broke one of her headlights when she ran into
  1. a main road
  2. a traffic jam
  3. a stop sign
more about this phrasal verb: run into (2)

7. run out (of)

If you've run out of sugar, you need to
  1. go after it
  2. use it up
  3. get some more
more about this phrasal verb: run out (of)

8. run out on

Peter says he ran out on his wife and kids because he
  1. wasn't happy
  2. needed more exercise
  3. wanted to spend more time with them
more about this phrasal verb: run out on

9. run to

Ben still runs to his parents whenever he
  1. needs some exercise
  2. is short of money
  3. wants to help them
more about this phrasal verb: run to

10. run up

When executives of large corporations are travelling on business, they often run up very large
  1. bills
  2. hotels
  3. mountains
more about this phrasal verb: run up

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