Saturday, 30 November 2013

Speakout Advanced p 61. Phrasal Verbs. Exercise 3

Phrasal verbs 3

  1. It's going to be hard to pay the rent now that you've lost your job, but somehow we'll get ________.
  2. You'd better get started on your report. You know that you have to hand it _______at 8:30 tomorrow morning!
  3. Why don't you have a course description and list of assignments? The teacher handed them ________ on the first day of class.
  4. 200 workers at the factory have been laid _____
  5. She left _________ an ‘m’ in ‘accommodation’.
  6. When they looked back _________ their many years together, they realized that their marriage had been a very happy one.
  7. Jack and his girlfriend were very angry with each other, but last night they finally made ________.
  8. The speech was so boring that several people in the audience nodded ________ before it was finished.
  9. I was very sorry to hear that your grandfather passed __________.
  10.  When the policeman indicated that I should pull _______, I knew he was going to give me a ticket.


1. by. Get by: to manage to live (survive) or do a particular thing using the money, knowledge, equipment, etc. that you have. 

2. in. Hand sth. in: submit homework, an assignment.

3. out. Hand sth out: distribute.

4. off. Lay sb off: to stop employing somebody because there is not enough work for them to do. Make sb redundant.

5. out. Leave sb/sth out: to not include or mention somebody/something.

6. on. Look back on: to think about something in your past. Reflect on.

7. up. Make up (with): to end a disagreement with somebody and become friends again. In Br English also:  make it up: Has he made it up with her yet? Have they made it up yet?

8. off. Nod off: to fall asleep for a short time while you are sitting in a chair.

9. away. Pass away: die. People say pass away to avoid saying die’. 

10. over. Pull over: to move to the side of the road in order to stop or let something pass.

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