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Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Mixed 9

1. ask after

Larry asked after you, so I told him

a. where you went

b. your name

c. you're fine

2. call out

I didn't know you were calling out. I didn't

a. understand you

b. see you

c. hear you

3. feel for

Everyone felt for Robbie when he told us that he was

a. a millionaire

b. heartbroken

c. into bodybuilding

4. give in

Even though it looked like Rafael was going to lose the match, he wouldn't give in. He

a. stopped trying

b. kept trying

c. started tiring

5. help out

The police are responsible for helping out

a. people in need

b. wanted criminals

c. themselves

6. lay off

If a worker is laid off, she'll have to

a. improve her performance

b. take time off to recover

c. look for another job

7. part with

When his apartment building banned pets, Ben didn't want to part with his dog Snoopy, so he

a. moved to another apartment

b. gave Snoopy away

c. got a cat as well

8. rip off

Paul felt he'd been ripped off when the hospital charged him a hundred dollars to stitch up a small cut on his leg. He thought they'd charged him

a. too little

b. too much

c. a fair amount

9. shut down

The company's manager decided to shut down

a. the company cars

b. the office party

c. the factory

10. tell off

Our boss told us off for

a. not working hard enough

b. not being lazy enough

c. working really hard

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. ask after - Larry asked after you, so I told him: a) where you went b) your name c) you're fine

2. call out - I didn't know you were calling out. I didn't: a) understand you b) see you c) hear you

3. feel for - Everyone felt for Robbie when he told us that he was: a) a millionaire b) heartbroken c) into bodybuilding

4. give in - Even though it looked like Rafael was going to lose the match, he wouldn't give in. He: a) stopped trying b) kept trying c) started tiring

5. help out - The police are responsible for helping out: a) people in need b) wanted criminals c) themselves

6. lay off - If a worker is laid off, she'll have to: a) improve her performance b) take time off to recover c) look for another job

7. part with - When his apartment building banned pets, Ben didn't want to part with his dog Snoopy, so he: a) moved to another apartment b) gave Snoopy away c) got a cat as well

8. rip off - Paul felt he'd been ripped off when the hospital charged him a hundred dollars to stitch up a small cut on his leg. He thought they'd charged him: a) too little b) too much c) a fair amount

9. shut down - The company's manager decided to shut down: a) the company cars b) the office party c) the factory

10. tell off - Our boss told us off for: a) not working hard enough b) not being lazy enough c) working really hard

Contributor: Matt Errey