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Phrasal verbs 4 Fill in the correct preposition or adverb.

get away: escape 1. Our son is getting …... well at college. 2. If I can get................... all my homework, I'll go to the cinema later. 3. The thief got.........................by climbing over the garden wall. 4. I really get....................... my brother. We never argue. 5. I can't get...................... to Joe. I'll phone again later. 6. Ann got...................the train just as it was about to leave and got...............at Portland.
get on:   1) make progress (also get along) 2) enter a bus, train etc. (opp.get off)
get on with:   have a friendly relationship with sb; get along with sb
get through:   1) reach sb by telephone 2) manage to finish sth

Fill in the correct preposition.

1. London is famous ...... ....... its museums. 2. I am fed.......................this cold weather. 3. My grandmother is very fond....................her grandchildren. 4. Don't be frightened............... the big spider. 5. The teacher was furious................ the class because they were talking. 6. She will never forgive me........... lying to her. 7. The boss was generous...............everyone at Christmas. 8. It was very generous...................... you to let me use your car. 9. He's good..................... speaking English. 10. Grandfather is always good.................me. 11. Sarah was grateful....................her friend …………… babysitting.

 

Idioms 4 Fill in the correct idiom.

 

make a fortune:   make a lot of money 1. Bob … … when he said there was a snake on my bed. He just wanted to tease me. 2. There's no need to..........................just because I didn't wash up. I'll do it later. 3. Please........................ while you're in Germany. 4. I can't..................... whether to buy a Porsche or a BMW. 5. Her fiancé...................... when he left her. 6. John Spencer.................................in business and became a millionaire. 7. The old lady manages to..................... by selling flowers. 8. The athlete.................at the last Olympics.
make a fuss: complain loudly
make up one’s mind:   decide
make a living: earn money
drop sb a line: send sb an informal letter
pull sb’s leg: make fun of sb by pretending sth is true
break a record: make a new record (Olympic, World record etc)
break sb's heart:   make sb very sad

 

 

Phrasal verbs 5 Fill in the correct preposition or adverb.

give sth/sb away: 1) reveal sth/betray sb 2) give sth free of charge   1. This chemical gives ........ a strange smell. 2. Can I borrow that book? I'll give it ....... to you tomorrow. 3. After the operation David had to give ...... smoking. 4. Their food supplies gave ............sooner than they had planned, so they had to return home. 5. The hijackers finally gave themselves.......... to the police. 6. You'd better not give.................. this secret to anyone, or I'll be very angry with you. 7. They are giving ..................... free glasses with every box of washing powder they sell.
give back: return  
give off: emit (a smell etc)  
give out: come to an end  
give up: abandon a habit; quit  
give oneself up: surrender; give in

 



Fill in the correct preposition.

1. Have you heard ….... what happened at school yesterday? 2. Have you heard............... Phyllis lately? She hasn't written to me for ages. 3. Who is this writer? I've never heard ...... her. 4. Tom is jealous .................... his brother because he has a much better job. 5. I know I've made some mistakes, but there's no need to be impatient........................ me. 6. The escaped prisoners headed ....... the woods. 7. He introduced me ................ his parents. 8. Although I can't play an instrument, I'm very interested ............ music. 9. Our teacher insists....................everyone doing their compositions on time. 10. I have no problem with Biology, but I'm hopeless .................. Physics.

 


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