Saturday, 30 November 2013

Speakout Advanced p 61. Phrasal Verbs. Exercise 4

Phrasal verbs 4

  1. I can't put this work _________ any longer. If I don't do it soon, it'll be impossible to finish it in time.
  2. There's no need for you to check into a hotel. I'll be happy to put you ____.
  3. Don't even think about buying a car there. They'll rip you ______
  4. Julie was really angry at Bob; she told him ______ in front of all of us.
  5. The company was doing poorly until it hired a new president. He turned it __________ in about six months and now it's doing quite well.
  6. Why did she turn ___________your invitation?
  7. Two days after the robbery, the thieves turned themselves __________.
  8. I suppose I should get some new shoes. I've almost worn this pair _________.
  9. It's really cold today. Be sure you wrap _________ when you leave the house.
  10.  Ugh! This meat is ______. Throw it away.


1. off. Put sth off: postpone.

2. up. Put sb up: to let somebody stay at your home.

3. off. Rip sb off: to cheat somebody by making them pay too much.

4. off. Tell sb off: to speak angrily to somebody for doing something wrong. Scold

5. around. Turn around/ turn sth around: if a business, economy, etc. turns around or somebody turns it around, it starts being successful after it has been unsuccessful for a time.

6. down. Turn sth/sb down: refuse. E.g. He asked her to marry him but she turned him down.

7. in. Turn sb in: to take somebody to the police or somebody in authority because they have committed a crime.

8. out. Wear out/ Wear sth out: to become, or make something become, thin or no longer able to be used, usually because it has been used too much.

9. up. Wrap up: to put warm clothes on.

10. off. Be off: go bad.

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