English Vocabulary Exercises - Phrasal Verbs (General 4) - Exercise 7-1

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. Hey, it's getting late. We'd better _______________ or we're going to miss the last bus.
2. You'd better _______________ a good excuse why you were absent yesterday because there was a surprise quiz you missed.
3. You'd better not leave your cell phone on your car seat or someone will _______________ your car and take it.
4. She thought her husband was _______________ her, because a strange woman kept phoning for him.
5. I've almost finished painting the living room. There's just a couple of spots I need to _______________.
6. A lot of shoppers these days are _______________ cleaning products that don't harm the environment.
7. The boss really _______________ his secretary after she came in late three days in a row.
8. He _______________ when he found out he had failed the test.
9. She _______________ alot with her boyfriend. He drinks, he smokes too much and he's always hitting on other girls.
10. _______________ the blanks with the correct word from the list given.
11. Only one of the three robbers was arrested; the other two _______________.
12. Hi, how are you? We were just in the neighbourhood so we thought we'd _______________ and see how things are going.
13. We need to _______________ everything that's on the walls so that they can be painted.
14. His French isn't great but he can _______________.
15. I'm sorry to _______________ you guys, but I have too much homework tonight so I can't come to the pub with you like I promised.