Mixed Phrasal Verbs 1

Gap-fill Exercise

Fill in the blanks using the words in the box below, then click the "Check" button to check your answers.
   about      after      away      back      by      for      in      into      off      on      over      together      up   
1. We had some problems when we checked the hotel. They had reserved the room under the wrong name.

2. My book club meets regularly to discuss selected novels. In fact, we are getting next week to talk about a really unique mystery novel called Illusion.

3. Mrs. Jones's husband passed last Friday. We are going to attend his funeral next week.

4. In the dream, my wallet turned a butterfly and flew away. Isn't that symbolic. I think I'd better stop spending so much money.

5. Before the plane took , the flight attendant told everyone to fasten their seat belts and put their chairs in an upright position.

6. Don't forget to put your gloves . It is cold outside!

7. The police chased the robber down the street and through the park but they couldn't catch him. He got by jumping on the back of a passing truck.

8. Fred told us to keep . He said the dog was very aggressive and that it might even be rabid.

9. I am looking an apartment near the beach. I would like a studio or a one bedroom with a view of the ocean.

10. I can't believe how much John takes his father. They look and act exactly the same.

11. I can mail the letter for you. I go the post office on my way to work.

12. If you watch your money, stay in hostels, make your own food, and plan carefully, you can get there on less than $30.00 a day.

13. If you don't understand the word "superstitious," look it in the dictionary.

14. For legal reasons, our lawyer wants to go the papers thoroughly before we sign them.

15. Popular protest and extensive media coverage finally helped bring change in the country's environmental policies.

16. Mr. Octavio checked our names the list one by one as we entered the room.

17. I can't hear what they are saying on TV. Can you please turn it ?

18. This radio station is based in Chicago, which is 60 miles from here. That is why the broadcast doesn't come clearly.

19. This is the most intensive language course I have ever taken. I have to study four hours per night just to keep with the pace of the class.

20. I think the experiment supports my theory, but I need to go the results a couple of times to make sure that no mistakes were made while collecting the data.
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