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ENGLISH FOR CAMP COUNSELORS AND STAFF
topic: English grammar practice (phrasal verbs) 2





Remember that a phrasal verb consists of a VERB + a PREPOSITION (or two). Choose which of the three prepositions goes with the verb in each sentence.
EXAMPLE: I'll take out (on, out, off) the trash.

1. I'm pretty sure he made ________ (= invented) that story.
  up
  out
  off

2. We're going to clamp ________ on (= actively prevent) people sneaking out at night.
  up
  down
  through

3. Could you drop ________ (= deliver) the authorization form tomorrow, please?
  off
  in
  out

4. Oh, mustard stains are pretty hard to get ________. ( = remove)
  up
  out
  over

5. Come on, everyone. Try to keep ________ with me! (= try to go at the same speed as me)
  on
  out
  up

6. If he lent you money, you have to pay him ________. (= repay him)
  out
  along
  back

7. Hey, don't pick ________ (= tease, bully, etc.) other kids. That's not nice!
  on
  off
  up

8. I'm going to the store to pick ________ (= buy) some toilet paper.
  on
  up
  out

9. Put on your goggles before you get ________ (= enter) the water.
  on
  through
  into/in

10. I find it hard to get ________ to him. (= to make him understand)
  through
  over
  on

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