Phrasal verbs is one of the most important competences in English. It proves your ability to communicate effectively. Understanding phrasal verbs is key for the grammar  and speaking sections of the Cambridge exams

Match the numbered phrasal verbs with the correct definition. The first one is done for you.

 

1.Come across-1ga) recover consciousness
2 come up with b) become sick
3  come aroundc) create or invent something
 4 come aboutd) change one’s opinion
5 come down withe) happen
6 come along f) make progress
7  come roundg) find something by accident

 

Now complete the sentences below with the correct phrasal verbs. The first one is done for you.

1 We need to come up with some new ideas to help our company become successful.

 

2 Susan _____________ after being in a coma for six hours.

 

3 Paul couldn’t attend the meeting because he had _____________ a bad cold.

 

4 They are not sure how the fire ____________ but suspect it was caused by a cigarette.

 

5 Nigel ___________ his lost watch while he was looking for his trainers.

 

6 There was a strong disagreement but Helen finally ____________ to our way of thinking.

 

7 Construction of the new central offices is ______________ well.

Results

First phrasal verbs exercise: 1g, 2c, 3d, 4e, 5b, 6f, 7a

Second exercise:

1 We need to come up with some new ideas to help our company become successful.

2 Susan come round after being in a coma for six hours.

3 Paul couldn’t attend the meeting because he had come down with a bad cold.

4 They are not sure how the fire come about but suspect it was caused by a cigarette.

5 Nigel came across his lost watch while he was looking for his trainers.

6 There was a strong disagreement but Helen finally came around to our way of thinking.

7 Construction of the new central offices is coming along well.

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