Mixed Phrasal Verbs 5

Gap-fill Exercise

Fill in the blanks using the words in the box below, then click the "Check" button to check your answers.
   around      back      down      for      of      off      on      onto      out      up      without   
1. I didn't get to see the end of that mystery movie on TV last night. How did it turn ?

2. Jack is having his lawyer draw the contract to make sure that all of the legalities are properly dealt with. We don't want to have any legal problems in the future.

3. The small white flowers are my favorite. They give a wonderful honey smell that scents the entire garden.

4. He told you he was an actor! I can't believe you fell that. How could you ever believe that he was an actor? You are so gullible.

5. Nina wanted to quit college and become a model. Her parents talked her into staying in school while she pursues her modeling career. That way, if she never makes it as a model, she can always fall on her education.

6. They pulled the heist perfectly. Everything went exactly as they had planned.

7. I can't believe Gina and Dave broke last week. They have been married for almost fifteen years. I hope they get back together.

8. It took us over twelve hours to hike over the mountain. By the time we got back to our campsite, I was completely worn .

9. Norma has been sick with the flu recently. I don't know if she would feel to going to the movies tonight.

10. We agreed to take care of their kids while they were on vacation in the Bahamas. We knew it would be a challenge, but those kids were far more work than we had bargained !

11. Laurelle has strong opinions, she loves to talk, and she never backs in an argument. That's why I love debating philosophical issues with her. Sometimes we talk for hours.

12. That's a first edition Star Wars comic book. If I were you, I would hold that. Someday that 50 cent comic book could be worth hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars.

13. At first I didn't like living in New York, but now the city is starting to grow me. I think I am adapting to the fast-paced lifestyle.

14. If you don't have the telephone number now, you can call me later and give it to me then.

15. When Judy suggested that the company cancel it's advertising campaign in "Newsweek" to save money, the marketing director shot the idea immediately. He reminded her that that particular campaign had always been especially productive because of its popularity with the public.

16. Poor Markie has such enormous ears! All the little kids at school make fun him and call him "Dumbo the elephant boy."

17. Candice was so tired that she nodded during her astronomy lecture right in front of the professor. She needs to get more sleep.

18. You already have a cassette player, a record player, a video recorder, a CD player, a DVD player, a Walkman, a MiniDisk player, and an Ipod. I think you can do an HD-DVD player for a while. At least until the price comes down a little.

19. I couldn't make what he had written in the note because his handwriting is so unclear.

20. To get a good price on a new notebook computer, you really need to shop . There are some great bargains out there, but you have to look for them.
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