Phrasal Verbs - Group 13 - Exercise 2

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. I was going to ask Pauline for a date, but I __________. I'm just too afraid she'll say no.
2. It was freezing cold in my apartment when I got back from holidays, but I __________ the heat and it was cozy within an hour.
3. We __________ together under the stars and talked for hours.
4. My car got towed because I had too many unpaid parking tickets and I had to __________ almost two hundred bucks to get it back.
5. I was standing in line at the bank and some jerk tried to __________ the line in front of me.
6. Her husband almost starves to death when she is not home and he has to __________ himself.
7. If you always try to __________ for a better deal, you'll never buy anything.
8. The students were __________ in the chemistry lab when one of them spilled some acid on his friend's arm and burned him.
9. My boss was criticizing me for a mistake I made and another secretary __________ me and told him he was acting unprofessionally.
10. This weekend, I'm just going to __________ and relax.
11. I was so proud of my son when he stopped a group of boys from __________ one child.
12. It's always hard for parents when their children __________ and move away from home.
13. He punched his little brother and his brother __________ him, so he punched him again.
14. I hate it when my little sister tries to __________ my boyfriend and I.
15. A lot of people in the office don't enjoy working with Max because he always tries to __________.