Phrasal Verbs: Group 11 - Exercise 5

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. It's cold in here. Why don't you sit by the fireplace and __________ a bit?
2. We spent days __________ on tons of sports stats for the sports trivia party.
3. A good teacher rewards successes rather than __________ mistakes.
4. Insurance rates have really been __________ due to the cost of covering all the damage from natural disasters caused by climate change.
5. She was so tired that she __________ on and went straight to bed.
6. The lights __________ and everything became quiet.
7. Stephen King is a very prolific author who seems to __________ new books every year.
8. Marlene Dietrich once remarked that it is the friends that you can __________ at 4 a.m. that matter.
9. I've really __________ and I've decided I'm not ready to get married.
10. Practising for a job interview before applying for work really __________. It can make you less nervous in the real interview.
11. When I was little, I knew Santa Claus wasn't real but I just __________ it when my parents talked about him.
12. We need to __________ some students to help us get the gymnasium ready for the graduation ceremony.
13. When the new tax on junk food __________, it is expected that consumption will decrease.
14. Let's __________ the liquor store on the way home and pick up a bottle of wine.
15. His years of experience really __________ from the other people applying for the job.