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Phrasal Verb Exercise
Can you match the phrasal verbs to their correct meanings?
get off with / head off / blow over /
a) prevent a difficult/unpleasant situation from happening
b) pass by or end
c) escape without punishment
Now complete these sentences
1 The company is putting up wages to __________ a strike.
2 Paul __________ a warning from the judge about his unpaid tax.
3 Their argument soon _________ and they were soon friendly again.
get off with – escape without punishment
head off – prevent a difficult/unpleasant situation from happening
blow over – pass by or end
1 The company is putting up wages to head off a strike.
2 Paul got off with a warning from the judge about his unpaid tax.
3 Their argument soon blew over and they were soon friendly again.