English Vocabulary Exercises - Phrasal Verbs (Relationships) - Exercise 2-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. She was completely _______________ after 20 years working as an elementary school teacher.
2. Before the peace process can begin, the rebel forces must _______________ all their weapons.
3. If you get less that 80% on the irregular past tense quiz, you will have to _______________ at the Study Centre next week.
4. You guys stop _______________ and get back to work.
5. If you don't _______________ your problems now, they're only going to get worse.
6. The teacher _______________ candies to all the children at the end of the class.
7. One of the most important lessons a child can learn is to not _______________ when faced with difficulties.
8. He comes up with lots of great ideas but he needs someone who is actually able to _______________.
9. He was having a hard time at the beginning of the race but by the end he had almost _______________ with the lead runners.
10. A gun _______________ in our neighbourhood last night. It was pretty scary.
11. The runner _______________ about half way into the race and was never able to catch up with the other runners.
12. People working in the fishing industry generally get _______________ when the fishing season is over.
13. My boyfriend and I have decided to _______________ our wedding and travel a bit.
14. I _______________ this morning because I stayed up late last night.
15. He worked really hard for the first month of the program, but then he started to _______________ and didn't do any homework.