English Vocabulary Exercises - Phrasal Verbs (General 5) - Exercise 8-5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. I think it's pretty obvious that she isn't interested in _______________ you. She always finds excuses to say she can't come.
2. Your room isn't too bad; you just need to _______________ a bit - put away those magazines and throw your dirty clothes in the wash.
3. The little girl's eyes _______________ with tears when she saw her broken toy.
4. It's important not to _______________ your children when they make mistake; it's really bad for their self-esteem.
5. My computer is so old that I can't even _______________ because no one wants it.
6. The girls finally _______________ the phone after talking for over 3 hours.
7. Everyone thought you looked very professional in that suit you _______________ last night.
8. I think I've told everyone about the party. I sure hope I haven't _______________.
9. The new government needs to _______________ some new strategies to help our poor economy.
10. I'm really _______________ from working all day. I need a break.
11. Why did you _______________ your little brother when he lost his hockey game? You made him cry!
12. If you _______________ any problems, let me know and I'll see if I can help you.
13. We didn't like our first idea for our presentation so we changed the topic and _______________.
14. She was _______________ with another guy at the party, and her boyfriend found out and dumped her.
15. I _______________ my son's math homework with him and we found a few mistakes that he was able to correct.