Mixed Phrasal Verbs 3

Gap-fill Exercise

Fill in the blanks using the words in the box below, then click the "Check" button to check your answers.
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1. I wake at 6:00 AM, but I usually stay in bed until around 6:30. I am not a morning person.

2. Our car broke in the desert between Los Angeles and Las Vegas. We were stuck on the side of the road for two hours before the tow truck arrived.

3. Whoa, the speed limit here is 55 miles per hour! I think you need to slow .

4. To apply for a driver's license, please fill this form and proceed to line B for the eye exam.

5. The environmental activists were standing by the side of the road handing leaflets to protest the construction of the new beach hotel. They urged the people to help protect the sea turtle nesting grounds of Florida.

6. When American students go to their high school proms, they dress in tuxedos and formal gowns. Some students even rent limousines to take them to the dance. It's crazy!

7. If you don't pay your rent, your landlord is going to kick you !

8. Sandy majored in French in college, but she has forgotten a lot of her vocabulary. She is going to Paris next summer to visit some old friends and brush on her French.

9. A thief broke their house while they were on vacation and stole their television, their VCR, their microwave, their personal computer and all of their jewelry.

10. The old country house Susan and Bill bought in Connecticut needs some major work before they can stay in it. However, once they fix the place , it will make a great vacation home.

11. The other day I ran Sam Green at the grocery store. I hadn't seen him in years.

12. This essay is very poorly written. It's not well organized, you don't prove your point and the conclusion is ineffective. I think you need to do it .

13. Before you buy the pants, you had better try them to make sure they fit. I think they look too small.

14. The police are cracking on people who park illegally downtown. Yesterday, they put notices on all the cars saying that they are going to start enforcing the three-hour parking limit.

15. Is there an electrical outlet anywhere around here where I can plug my computer? My battery is almost dead and I need to recharge it.

16. I hate cooking! That's why I always eat .

17. Jane was really depressed because she didn't do well on her final exams, so we decided to take her out for a night on the town to cheer her .

18. I am not sure you two are ready to get married, you haven't known each other very long. Maybe, you should think it before you accept his proposal.

19. When I saw the coupons for free movie tickets in the newspaper, I immediately cut them . Who says nothing is for free?

20. While the archeologists were exploring the region north of Tikal, they came a spectacular new temple complex hidden in the dense jungle.
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