Phrasal Verbs - Group 13 - Exercise 4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. My little boy is always __________ with his brother when he goes out and it's starting to cause problems.
2. We were going to steal some apples from our neighbour's apple tree but we __________ when we saw his big dog outside.
3. He must be rich if he can afford to __________ a thousand bucks for a wrist watch!
4. I wish my boyfriend would __________ and stop acting like a spoiled teenager.
5. They love to __________ at the cottage every weekend during the summer months.
6. We're trying to sell our car and we've had a couple of okay offers but we're __________ for at least $3000.
7. You need to __________ your rights when people try to push you around.
8. My daughter is always __________ the other children around in her kindergarten class and it's becoming a problem.
9. By __________, the people in the community were able to chase the drug dealers out of their neighbourhood.
10. We just __________ at the office today because the boss was out of town.
11. If you __________ all the facts to him, I'm sure he'll understand and agree with you.
12. I can't believe you __________ me! Now I'm in big trouble. Why didn't you just talk to me about it instead?
13. Why should large corporations receive money from the government? They should have to __________ themselves like everyone else.
14. You children need to learn not to __________ when mommy is talking to someone else. It's not polite.
15. The body __________ its natural defences when faced with foreign invaders, such as a virus.