Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Fall

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1. fall apart

You'll know that a book is falling apart if you can see

a. its pages coming loose

b. its sales aren't good

c. it's not well-written

2. fall back on

After his band broke up and his career in music ended, John had to fall back on

a. his accounting degree

b. a holiday in Europe

c. his hobbies

3. fall behind

All the other teams are falling behind Manchester United in the table, so Manchester United look like

a. winning the title

b. losing the title

c. finding the title

4. fall for (1)

If you fall for a scam that promises you millions of dollars if you help someone move money out of another country through your bank account, you will

a. make lots of money

b. lose lots of money

c. save lots of money

5. fall for (2)

Brian fell for the girl next door, so he

a. went to hospital

b. shouted at her

c. married her

6. fall off

In the hotel business, bookings always fall off in

a. the high season

b. the low season

c. the holiday season

7. fall out (1)

Nigel knew his hair was falling out, and that in a year or two he would

a. be bald

b. be grey

c. be thin

8. fall out (2)

If two friends have fallen out over something, they are probably

a. very clumsy

b. not talking to each other

c. looking for it

9. fall over

If you fall over in the bathroom, you could

a. hurt yourself

b. bath yourself

c. break yourself

10. fall through

Their plan to start a restaurant fell through, so they'll be

a. delaying the opening

b. opening it sooner

c. doing something else instead

1. fall apart - You'll know that a book is falling apart if you can see: a) its pages coming loose b) its sales aren't good c) it's not well-written

2. fall back on - After his band broke up and his career in music ended, John had to fall back on: a) his accounting degree b) a holiday in Europe c) his hobbies

3. fall behind - All the other teams are falling behind Manchester United in the table, so Manchester United look like: a) winning the title b) losing the title c) finding the title

4. fall for (1) - If you fall for a scam that promises you millions of dollars if you help someone move money out of another country through your bank account, you will: a) make lots of money b) lose lots of money c) save lots of money

5. fall for (2) - Brian fell for the girl next door, so he: a) went to hospital b) shouted at her c) married her

6. fall off - In the hotel business, bookings always fall off in: a) the high season b) the low season c) the holiday season

7. fall out (1) - Nigel knew his hair was falling out, and that in a year or two he would: a) be bald b) be grey c) be thin

8. fall out (2) - If two friends have fallen out over something, they are probably: a) very clumsy b) not talking to each other c) looking for it

9. fall over - If you fall over in the bathroom, you could: a) hurt yourself b) bath yourself c) break yourself

10. fall through - Their plan to start a restaurant fell through, so they'll be: a) delaying the opening b) opening it sooner c) doing something else instead

Contributor: Matt Errey