Phrasal Verbs and medical situations

Match a phrasal verb in Box A with one in Box B

 

BOX A

                            break out in            come through           put up with        take out          get over     

                                           let up               go through               bring about

BOX B

                               recover from serious illness           tolerate                 recover           suffer, endure
suddenly become covered in          become less intense          cause to happen         extract

 

Now put your answer below

1 put up with = tolerate               2 ___________________________________

3 _______________________________ 4 __________________________________

5 _______________________________ 6 ___________________________________

7 _______________________________ 8 ___________________________________

 

Now complete the sentences below with the correct phrasal verb from above

1 He’s lucky to have _________ such a risky operation for his back without any complications.

2 The patient had to __________ terrible pain from the kidney stone while waiting for treatment.

3 The pain only started to _________ after three hours of treatment.

4 She is going to have her appendix ______________ in an emergency operation.

5 She ______________ a terrible experience having pneumonia.

6 She’s still ____________ the shock of losing her husband.

7 Whenever she eats onions, she _____________________ a rash.

8 A junk food diet mainly __________________ his high cholesterol.

 

 

 

 

 

Answer key

1 He’s lucky to have come through such a risky operation for his back without any complications.

2 The patient had to put up with terrible pain from the kidney stone while waiting for treatment.

3 The pain only started to let up after three hours of treatment.

4 She is going to have her appendix taken out in an emergency operation.

5 She went through a terrible experience having pneumonia.

6 She’s still getting over the shock of losing her husband.

7 Whenever she eats onions, she breaks out in a rash.

8 A junk food diet mainly brought about his high cholesterol.

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