English Vocabulary Exercises - Phrasal Verbs (General 7) - Exercise 10-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. If you don't _______________ your debts, you're going to get into serious financial trouble.
2. As long as we continue to _______________ old ways of thinking, we won't be able to move forward.
3. The launch of the space shuttle had to be _______________ due to a thunderstorm.
4. He and his wife are having some problems that they are having trouble _______________.
5. The guy at the party was obviously _______________ on some kind of drug. He was laughing and talking to himself all night.
6. The boss' plans certainly _______________ to a new direction for this company.
7. Her marks at school have really _______________ because she spends all her time with her new boyfriend instead of studying.
8. They haven't _______________ even once since their baby was born because they're worried she'll start screaming and crying in the restaurant.
9. Environmental groups want to _______________ local waters from any oil tanker traffic.
10. If no one else _______________, we'll have to do this by ourselves.
11. I know I should _______________ more but I can't wait so I'm going to buy this now.
12. My mom _______________ in her sleep at the age of 92.
13. My grandmother had a terrible illness that _______________ for over 10 years before she finally died.
14. I prefer shoes that are wide enough to _______________ some toe movement.
15. The government is threatening to imprison dissidents as it _______________ free speech.