English Vocabulary Exercises - Phrasal Verbs (General - 1) - Exercise 3-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Chris and Danielle were in the office _______________ their new baby yesterday.
2. My boyfriend always tries to _______________ my clothes but I don't really want to wear the stuff he suggests because he wants me to wear really sexy clothes.
3. My boss said he would give me a second chance but if I _______________ again, he'll fire me.
4. Our cat has been missing for a couple of days, but I'm sure it'll _______________ when it gets good and hungry.
5. My friend loves to _______________ when she has a date with a new guy.
6. A friend of yours _______________ while you were out. He left a couple of books for you.
7. What a lovely dress. Why don't you _______________ for size?
8. While I was cleaning out my desk, I _______________ an old birthday card from my grandmother with $50 in it.
9. I was going to ride my bicycle to school but it started raining so I _______________ taking the bus instead.
10. I should _______________ if I've got the job or not by next Monday.
11. When I broke my arm, the pain was so terrible that I _______________.
12. Seung Yeun is really _______________ returning to his country.
13. The building is so old that it is cheaper to _______________ and rebuild than to try to renovate it.
14. My wife is going to _______________ an Internet site to sell used goods.
15. He got fired from his job after _______________ about the poor managerial practices of those in charge of the company.
16. My boss asked me to _______________ his request for me to transfer to Dallas, but I don't think I'm interested.