Pharasl Verbs Test





Phrasal Verb Test

1.             We have to postpone the meeting until next week.

a.  bring back    b.  show off    c. put off   d. put away

 

2.             Abdulla really resembles his grandfather.

a.  looks back at    b. talks back to    c.  takes after     d. stood by him

 

3.             President Clinton rejected the new tax proposal from Congress.

a.  took it over    b. put it on    c. turned it down     d. called it good

 

4.             Please be patient. Just wait for a minute longer!

a.  hold on    b. come over    c. stand up    d. drop off

 

5.             What time did you rise from bed this morning?

a.  stand up    b. go up    c. wake down     d. get up

 

6.             The ECL test was canceled for today.

a.  put on    b. turned off    c. run off    d. called off

 

7.             Don’t discard your ALC books because they are useful for studying.

a.  take off    b. throw up     c. toss out     d. give in

 

8.             He physically resembles Albert Einstein.

a.  is as smart as     b. looks like    c. takes over    d. brings up

 

9.             “Please continue reading the lesson for us, Captain Rosato.” a. go on                 b. do over    c. cut it out    d. get through

 

10.          STOP MAKING ME ANGRY!!!!

a.  cut it through    b. cross it off   c. cut it out    d. cut it on

 

11.          Mr. Graham always interrupts our conversations.

a.  stops up    b. calls out    c. does over    d. cuts in

 

12.          The Training Instructor yelled at us.

a.  called up     b. called us in    c. called us down    d. checked us out

 

13.          Enrollment at DLI has gone up in recent years.

a.  gone to the dogs    b. decreased   c. stabilized    d. increased

 

14.          Be careful because rattlesnakes may suddenly appear as you walk in the desert. a. pop up                   b. get in on    c. go up to    d. go over

 

15.          I surrendered to the police and didn’t try to escape.

a.  gave up     b. caught up with    c. checked in on    d. looked in on

 

16.          That song reminds me of my favorite birthday. It was my16th birthday party. a. call up                  b. get in on    c. brings back    d. be over

 

17.          The instructor had us return our tests to her when we were finished.

a.  hand in     b. give in     c. look after    d. take off

 

18.          Return your books to me at the library.

a.  bring back    b. go into    c. take off    d. send for


19.          General Floyd is graduating, so I think we should contribute to buy him a present.

a.  add together    b. wait over     c. get together    d. chip in

 

20.          Why do you always talk about that subject?

a.  look into    b. put out    c. look through     d. bring up

 

21.          The tour guide called our attention to the Alamo and many other sights.

a.  picked up    b. gone to    c. pointed out    d. put on

 

22.          You had better wear some warm clothes today because it is cold outside.

a.  look up    b. call in     c. come to    d. put on

 

23.          The teacher asked me to answer the question.

a.  saw me     b. turned off    c. woke up    d. called on

 

24.          I will visit you tonight after school.

a.  call on     b. check out    c. check in     d. do over

 

25.          Get to your feet when the General comes into the room!

a.  sit down    b. get one    c. go up    d. stand up

 

26.          Be careful… the supervisor is watching!

a.  lie down     b. call in     c. look out    d. like it

 

27.          I will recline on my bed and sleep.

a.  report in     b. get up    c. lie down    d. get down

 

28.          We hope he will become conscious after he fainted.

a.  come over     b. come up    c. come to    d. come in

 

29.          Your plane will arrive at Gate 10, at 10:24 PM.

a.  go in    b. go on    c. drop in    d. get in

 

       You must register at the hotel desk before you get a room key. a. check in                  b. check out    c. check over    d. check on

 

31.          You must leave your key at the hotel desk when you leave.

a.   check on     b. check out    c. check in    d. check over

 

32.          Burt was near my home last night so he                 to see me.

a.  dropped off   b. came to    c. gave up     d. dropped in

 

33.          Burt was near my home last night so he                to see me.

a.  came over     b. did over    c. went on     d. looked over

 

34.          Everyone could see that he was defeated but he wouldn’t quit.

a.  give over    b. give up    c. give on    d. get in

 

35.          I              , I don’t know what the right answer is.

a.  see to     b. give up    c. give on    d. give over

 

36.          I fell asleep during the movie on TV last night.

a.  get through     b. be out    c. dropped off   d. got down


37.          I                   the papers to your office an hour ago.

a.  dropped off   b. dropped in    c. looked in    d. went off

 

38.          The number of students at DLI decreased this month.

a.  went up     b. dropped off   c. gave up    d. got along

 

39.          I accidentally                 some old pictures that I thought were lost when I was cleaning out my desk.

a.  ran across     b. found out    c. looked out    d. found across

 

40.          She served us at the restaurant.

a.  stood by    b. saw on    c. waited on    d. sat on

 

41.          We are             sugar; please, may I borrow some?

a.  do some    b. out of    c. look at    d. want it

 

42.                Tammy Wynette will always be next to her man when bad things come in their lives.

a.  go in    b. go see   c. stand on   d. stand by

 

43.                 You have to tolerate or endure a lot of inconveniences in your life.

a.  talk back    b. put up with    c.  put in with    d. go in with

 

44.               Rude children often                  to their teachers and parents . a. talk back              b. talk in    c. send for    d. be in

 

45.                Our gas tank became empty on the way back from Houston.

a.  run on to     b. ran off    c. ran by     d. ran out

 

46.                 Burt is always creating ways in his mind to better himself.

a.  thinking up     b. thinking down    c. thinking why     d. thinking way

 

47.               In the military the Commander-in Chief is in control of all the troops. a. is over     b. is under                  c. be in     d. be out

 

48.                The Supervisor wants to see me now; so I have to go to her office.

a.  sent on     b. sent over    c. sent by    d. sent for

 

49.                General Green has many men and women that                     his command.

a.  are over     b. are under     c. are doing    d. are going

 

50.                 A good commander will find out what has to be done and then do it.

a.  see by     b. see under     c. see good    d. see about

 

51.               I accidentally met my best friend at the mall last night. a. ran into     b. ran out of                   c. ran over     d. ran away

 

52.                  You can enter my car if you wish.

a.  get only    b. get out    c. get in    d. get over

 

53.               When you enter a large vehicle you             , or board the conveyance. a. get on     b. get out                 c. in gate     d. get over

 

54.                The baby-sitter was watching our children.

a.  looking after    b. looking over    c. looking in    d. looking forward to

 

55.                  Someone feels that they are superior to you is                  on you.

a.  over to     b. forward    c. looking out    d. looking down


56.                To remain informed about the stock market read the Wall Street Journal.

a.  keep up with     b. keep look in on    c. lock it up    d. go through

 

57.                 You must be able to run fast to stay with the race.

a.  keep up with     b. go over    c. keep on    d. look into

 

58.                If your instructions tell you to continue you should                _ going. a. keep on      b. get over                   c. go over    d. get in

 

59.                If your instructions tell you to continue you should                _ it. a. get on with                   b. get over    c. go over    d. get in

 

60.                  We should review the vocabulary before the Book Quiz.

a.  keep up with     b. look forward to    c. go over    d. get off

 

61.                 Come over to my home anytime you wish.

a.  keep up with     b. look forward to    c. drop over    d. get off

 

62.                To endure the worse experience of your life; is to                   _ it.

a.  get on with     b. look up    c. go over    d. go through

 

63.                Investigation is sometimes referred to as               _ it. a. looking into                    b. getting it    c. got it    d. call on

 

64.                  I had a fever, headache, and sore throat so I reported sick to my supervisor on the phone.

a.  called on     b. called back     c. brought up    d. called in

 

65.                The hospital                   a medical specialist.

a.  called in     b. wrote in     c. used in     d. called back

 

66.                We were reprimanded for walking on the grass.

a.  called down     b. called on    c. called back    d. bring up

 

67.                Telephone me when you get home.

a.  call down      b. call across    c. call for    d. call up

 


68.               To complete an action, job, or assignment is to        a. carry out   b. check in            c. check off      d. carry in


it      .


 

69.                                , or return the books to the library when you finish reading them. a. Check over                   b. Check out    c. Check in     d. Check off

 

70.                When you register at a hotel you                          .

a.  check in     b. check off    c. check out    d. check over

 

71.                 Mark all the items on your list.

a.  check in     b. check off    c. check doing    d. do over

 

72.               Before you leave the library make sure you                 that book. a. check out                  b. check in      c. check write     d. carry out

 

73.                 Leave your key at the reception desk and pay your bill before you leave the hotel.

a.  check in      b. check out    c. check write     d. carry out


74.                Trying new equipment for the first time is called           it         .

a.  check in      b. checking out    c. check write     d. carry out

 

75.                  I inspected it and made sure the airplane was ready to fly.

a.  checked in      b. checked out    c. checked why     d. carried out

 

76.                  Try to get Bill in a better mood, he seems very sad today.

a.  check out     b. cheer up     c. cross off   d. do over

 

77.                  Remove an item from your list by putting a line through it.

a.  cross in    b. cross over    c. cross by    d. cross off

 

78.                Repeating and, or fixing a job is called;             it     .  a. doing over                 b. doing in    c. doing off   d. doing with

 

79.                  Mr. Graham redecorated his apartment.

a.  did over    b. did in    c. did off   d. did with

 

80.                  Can you give me a ride, and leave me at DLI today?

a.  drop by    b. drop over    c. drop off   d. drop in

 

81.                Mr. Graham said to come to his apartment any time you want to visit. a. drop by  b. drop it                  c. drop off   d. drop dead

 

82.                  Mr. Graham said to come to his apartment any time you want to visit.

a.  drop it    b. drop over    c. drop off   d. drop dead

 

83.                  Mr. Graham said to come to his apartment any time you want to visit.

a.  drop with    b. drop it    c. come by    d. drop dead

 

84.                 Solving a problem using reasoning and your brain, is called;          it       . a. figuring out  b. figuring over                      c. figuring to    d. figuring down

 

85.                To make one’s ideas or arguments clear to others is called;           it          .  a. getting across                   b. getting to    c. getting in    d. getting out

 

86.                To make one’s ideas or arguments clear to others is called;           it             .  a. getting through                   b. getting to    c. getting in    d. getting out

 

87.                  I want my money returned that I lent to my brother, but he will not return it.

a.  see again     b. go again    c. get back    d. get on

 

88.                  The police persuaded the criminal to surrender.

a.  gave under    b. give over    c. give up    d. gave across

 

89.                  Bill couldn’t understand the problem so he              trying.

a.  gave out    b. gave over    c. gave up    d. gave across

 

90.                When you put your clothes on a hanger, you              them        . a. hang up      b. hang in                   c. hang ten     d. hang around

 

91.                It is a good idea to examine your purchases closely before paying for them. a. look around                b. look in    c. look for    d. look over

 

92.                  Always have someone proofread an important paper before submitting it.

a.  look around    b. look in    c. look for    d. look over


93.                  Saving money is a good idea for the future.

a.  put aside    b. put off    c. put out    d. put over

 

94.          Can you stop what you’re doing for a minute to help me?

a.  put in     b. put off   c. put out    d. put with

 

95.          Saving money is a good idea for the future.

a.  put over     b. put off   c. put out    d. put away

 

96.          Saving money is a good idea for the future, so          it             the bank.

a.  put why     b. put off    c. put out    d. put in

 

97.          I postponed the meeting until next week.

a.  put over     b. put off   c. put out    d. put away

 

98.          Before you leave DLI make sure you return that book to the library.

a.  check out     b. take back      c. check write     d. carry out

 

99.          When you purchase items at the store keep your sales receipt; you may want to return the merchandise .

a.  check out     b. take back      c. check write     d. carry out

 

100.        In many countries it is polite to remove your shoes when you enter a home.

a.  take back     b. take out    c. take off    d. take over

 

101.        Your plane leaves the airport at 10:23 PM.

a.  take backs    b. take outs    c. takes off    d. take over

 

102.        Ms. Ross is too busy to accept any more responsibility at work right now.

a.  take back     b. take out    c. take off    d. take on

 

103.        My son’s job is to remove the garbage from our house every day.

a.  take back     b. take out    c. take off    d. take over

 

104.        He removed a $100 bill from his wallet to pay for his meal.

a.  took back    b. took out    c. took off   d. took over

 

105.        He removed the important papers from his drawer.

a.  took back    b. took out    c. take off    d. take over

 

106.        Don’t discard that old aluminum can. You should recycle it!

a.  take back     b. throw away     c. take off    d. think over

 

107.        Test that pair of shoes to see if they fit.

a.  try on     b. throw away     c. take off    d. think over

 

108.        This new physical fitness equipment is nice, but I haven’t tested it by using it yet.

a.  try on     b. throw away     c. try out    d. think over

 

109.        Bill applied to go to Poland for DLI but was refused.

a.  try on     b. throw away     c. take off    d. turned down

 

110.        Remember to submit your homework to the instructor in the morning.

a.  try on     b. turn in     c. turn off    d. turn over


111.        Stop the operation of the lights when you leave the room.

a.  try on     b. turn in     c. turn off    d. turn over

 

112.        When the alarm clock began ringing at 5:30 AM it              me            . a. woke up                     b. call on    c. call off    d. call for

 

113.        I will come to get you in my car at 8:00 so we can go to the movie.

a.  wake up     b. call down    c. call for    d. call up

 

114.        Always investigate your girlfriend’s background before you get married. a. look into               b. come across    c. come to    d. drop in on

 

115.        If we all donate one dollar each we can buy a very nice gift. a. chip in                  b. come across    c. come to    d. drop in on

 

116.        When you surprise your friend by coming to his house; you               .

a.  do in    b.  see by    c.  drop by   d. why by

 

117.        My brother stopped attending high school one week before graduation.

a.  get behind in     b. get along with    c. drop in on    d. dropped out

 

118.        Let’s continue the lesson on Gerunds.

a.  look in on    b. look forward to    c. get over    d. get on with

 

119.        It took me two months to recover from the flu virus that made me sick.

a.  look in on    b. look forward to    c. get over    d. get on with

 

120.        You should be happy! Every day of life is to be enjoyed. a. cheer up                  b. be up    c. be in on    d. be out

 

121.        Stop by my home and visit anytime you are near!

a.  come by b. be up        c. be in on    d. be out

 

122.        Switzerland always remains neutral during a war.  They don’t                  .

a.  sit down    b. report in    c. take off    d. take sides

 

123.        I can’t hear the TV, please                   the volume.

a.  up it     b. turn up     c. turn down     d. take sides