Match the verbs with the definitions

 

1. Find out  a) reject/say no to a request
2. Give up  b) wait
3. Hang out c) omit/not include
4. Hold up d) change
5. Join in e) start a journey
6. Leave out of f) transfer to another phone line
7. Turn down g) arrive
8.Put through  h) discover information
 9.Run out of  i) delay/ make someone wait
 10. Set off  j) finish resources/ nothing left
 11. Turn into  k) stop a habit
 12. Turn up  l) participate/ become part of an activity

 

 

Now complete the sentences below with the phrasal verbs above

 

  1. Fifteen hundred people _________ the Bristol half marathon.
  2. The traffic ________ them ________ so they were late for work.
  3. The car stopped because they _________________ petrol.
  4. ___________ ! Listen to me and be more patient.
  5. You can go to a library to _______________ information.
  6. The secretary _______ him _______ to the manager.
  7. They ___________ early so they would get to London before tea.
  8. Their hopes __________ a nightmare when they failed their exam.
  9. She _____________ drinking alcohol so she could sleep better.
  10. He _____________ late for work because he overslept.
  11. He had an interview for the job but they ________ him ________.
  12. He forgot the eggs because he ______ them _____ his shopping list.

 

 

Result down below

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Phrasal verbs Answer key

 

Match the verbs with the definitions 1h 2k 3b 4i 5 l 6c 7 a 8 f 9 j 10 e 11 d 12 g

  1. Fifteen hundred people joined in the Bristol half marathon.
  2. The traffic held them up so they were late for work.
  3. The car stopped because they had run out of petrol
  4. Hang on! Listen to me and be more patient
  5. You can go to a library to find out information.
  6. The secretary put him through to the manager.
  7. They set off early so they would get to London before tea.
  8. Their hopes turned into a nightmare when they failed their exam.
  9. She gave up drinking alcohol so she could sleep better.
  10. He turned up late for work because he overslept
  11. He had an interview for the job but they turned him down.
  12. He forgot the eggs because he left them out of his shopping list.

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